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Archive of William Lionel Hichens

 Collection

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Correspondence and pamplets from 1898-1940, pertaining too William Lionel Hichens.

Dates

  • 1898-1940

Extent

0.33 Linear metres (3 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. hist. c. 1037-1038, d. 484

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15176

Overview

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.

Related Materials

See also diaries of Lionel Hichens, General Sir Neville Lyttelton and Lady Lyttelton (MSS. Eng. hist. e. 372-380, f. 33-84).
Title
Catalogue of the archive of William Lionel Hichens
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2013
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Conversion to EAD supported by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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