Papers of Margaret H. Oertel
Letters and papers of Margaret H. Oertel, consisting of:
- Letters from Margaret Oertel in India to her family in England, written as a journal, mainly typescript, 1915-1919
- Letters and papers of Margaret Oertel, 1900-1942, including some photographs of Indian scenes
- Notebooks of Margaret Oertel, compiled in India, containing occasional diary entries and descriptions of special occasions and events, 1903-1906, 1905-1912, 1915
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. d. 480].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. lett. d. 480-482; Eng. misc. c. 784, e. 1314-1316
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13677
Biographical / Historical
Margaret H. Oertel was the wife of Frederick Oscar Oertel, engineer in the Indian Public Works Department.
Other Finding Aids
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. 41783-9.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were given to the Indian Institute in 1967, and transferred to the Bodleian in 1975.
- Papers of Margaret H. Oertel
- Emily Tarrant
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