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Diaries of Harriet Garland Miller, from 1833, three years before her marriage to William Acworth, until her death in 1846, 1833-1846


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The diaries mainly contain detailed notes of her reading and studies (including Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Arabic and some Hindi), with an index of books read, at the end of each volume. From 1836 there is more information about her (and her husband's) daily activities. There is a list of books in 'My little room', 1838, in MS. Eng. misc. e. 1576, pp. 139-141, and a list of children's books, 1840, in MS. Eng. misc. e. 1578, pp. 140-142. The diaries are written in The student's journal, 7th-11th ed. (John Taylor, London), except for 1839, written in The private diary, 4th ed. (Taylor & Hessey, London); red half calf, marbled boards and flyleaves.


  • Creation: 1833-1846

Language of Materials

  • English

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. e. 1571-1583

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom