Papers of Sir Hugh Shakespear Barnes
Papers of Sir Hugh Shakespear Barnes, including correspondence and papers relating to the Nushki railway, 1899-1922; the Council of India, 1905-13; and the Burma railway, 1902-1904.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. hist. c. 253].
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MSS. Eng. hist. c. 253-261
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12755
Biographical / Historical
Sir Hugh Shakespear Barnes (1853-1940) was an Indian civil servant. Details are given in Who Was Who.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 39885-93.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were given to the Library in 1940.
- Papers of Sir Hugh Shakespear Barnes
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description
- Script of description