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Diaries of James Austin Roberts, Congregationalist minister, and diaries of members of his family

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Diaries of James Austin Roberts, 1828-41, 1848-62 (with gaps), with diaries of Sarah Gilby Roberts, wife of J.A. Roberts, 1837-40, 1857-8, and Samuel Roberts (brother of J.A. Roberts), farmer, near Fairford, New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1842-5. Some volumes include a few memoranda and accounts. Bound in limp calf or (e. 1004, e. 1006-1007, e. 1009) marbled or plain wrappers.

Dates

  • 1828-1862

Extent

1.8 Linear metres (18 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. f. 596, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. e. 996-1009, f. 596-599

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12524

Overview

Diaries of James Austin Roberts (1795-1872), a Congregational minister, along with diaries of members of his family.

Biographical / Historical

James Austin Roberts (1795-1872) was a Congregational minister, in Wiltshire, 1828-32, in New York, 1832, and at New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1832-62.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The diaries were bought from Henry Bristow in 1979, cat. 255 (1979), 58.

Related Materials

Correspondence of the Rev. James Austin Roberts, his Wife, and Son, is MSS. Eng. lett. c. 546-7.
Title
Diaries of James Austin Roberts (1795-1872), Congregationalist minister and diaries of members of his family, 1828-1862
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2017
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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