Archive of William Lionel Hichens
Correspondence and pamplets from 1898-1940, pertaining too William Lionel Hichens.
0.33 Linear metres (3 physical shelfmarks)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c. 1037, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Eng. hist. c. 1037-1038, d. 484
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 15176
Correspondence and papers of William Lionel Hichens (1874-1940), mainly relating to industrial and political affairs.
Biographical / Historical
William Lionel Hichens (1874-1940) was an industrialist and businessman. He was Chairman of Cammell Laird, shipbuilders, steelmakers, and armaments manufacturers and Chairman of the English Electric Company. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given to the Library by Mrs. Hermione Hichens in 1979.
- Catalogue of the archive of William Lionel Hichens
- EAD version 2013
- Language of description
- Conversion to EAD supported by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.