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Papers of Miss Emma D. Herschel and Sir William James Herschel

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Papers of Miss Emma D. Herschel and Sir William James Herschel relating to Littlemeore, including:
  1. Attendance registers, including minutes of meetings and related papers and memoranda, of the Boys Union of the Littlemore branch of the Church of England Temperance Society, 1884-1902
  2. Papers relating to the Church of England Temperance Society, 1893-1901
  3. Papers of Emma Hershel, 1886-1900, including diary entries and memoranda

Dates

  • 1882-1905

Extent

29 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 613].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 613, d. 860-9, e. 477, e. 588-604

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13020

Biographical / Historical

Emma Dorothea Herschel was the daughter of Sir William James Herschel, 2nd Bart (1833-1917), a Bengal civil servant (details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library, 1951-70.

Related Materials

See also Collections by Miss E.D. Herschel (MSS. Top. Oxon. b. 248, c. 452, d. 414, d. 443-4, e. 343, e. 362-3).
Title
Papers of Miss Emma D. Herschel and Sir William James Herschel
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom