Papers of Henry Handley Norris
The collection consists of correspondence to and from Norris, some of which relates to the church in India; notes by Norris, mainly for sermons; and a copy of the journal of William Ward, describing the work of Baptist missionaries among British troops in India, 1807-1817.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. b. 38].
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MSS. Eng. lett. b. 38, c. 789-791; Eng. misc. b. 439, c. 942, d. 1367
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13271
Biographical / Historical
Henry Handley Norris (1771-1850) was Rector of St. John of Jerusalem, Hackney and a theologian. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were bought from Charles Higham (SPCK bookshop) in 1978.
- Papers of Henry Handley Norris
- Emily Tarrant
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