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Photograph albums of Sir Henry Wentworth Acland and Sarah Angelina Acland

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The albums contains photographs of family members, friends and acquaintances, holidays in England, travel abroad and ships, especially Royal Naval vessels.

Dates

  • 1840s-1890s

Extent

1.2 Linear metres (9 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Photogr. b. 34, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Photogr. b. 34-7, c. 175-8

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12681

Overview

Four photograph albums of Sir Henry Wentworth Acland, 1840s-1890s and four photograph albums of his daughter, Sarah Angelina Acland, late 19th cent.

Biographical / Historical

Sir Henry Wentworth Acland (1815-1900) was the Regius Professor of Medicine at the University of Oxford, 1858-1894. He was instrumental in the decision to build the University Museum, believing that it was a necessary aid for the study of science. His daughter, Sarah Angelina (Angie) Acland (1849-1930) was a Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society and also of the Royal Society of Arts.

Custodial History

Each volume is inscribed, 'Given to H.C. Harley by Sir William Acland Bart. Nov. 1964'.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Mollie Tabor, through Dr Harley, 1983.

Related Materials

Photographic prints and negatives, relating to MS. Photogr. b. 36, are held at the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford. Acland Family Papers (MSS. Acland c. 1-3, d. 1-201, e. 106, Rolls 1) are described in 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. 37300-510. See also MSS. Eng. e. 3398-9 for additional Acland family papers.
Title
Catalogue of photograph albums of Sir Henry Wentworth Acland and Sarah Angelina Acland, 1840s-1890s
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by C. Parker
Date
2003
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom