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Diary of Mrs. Lang, wife of Captain 'Syd' Lang

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MS. Eng. e. 3652

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Diary of the wife of Captain 'Syd' Lang, apparently a British naval officer stationed in Gibraltar. Describes her daily life, firstly in Chester but predominantly in Gibraltar, which is taken up with maintaining the family home, attending social events, going on excursions, and raising young children. Also describes visits to England.

Dates

  • 1897-1901

Extent

142 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. e. 3652, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. e. 3652

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 6311

Overview

Diary of Mrs. Lang, wife of Captain 'Syd' Lang.

Biographical / Historical

Mrs. Lang (fl 1897-1901), wife of Captain 'Syd' Lang.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Ken Spelman, interim list, item 94, on 13 Feb. 2009.

Sponsored in honour of Idris and Alison Mills, Duke Humfrey's Night, 2 Oct. 2010.

Physical Facet

Bound in recent quarter morocco with red gilt label and marbled boards
Title
Diary of Mrs. Lang, wife of Captain 'Syd' Lang
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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