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Papers of John Howard

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Papers of John Howard and his family, including:
  1. Correspondence, 1782-1789
  2. Notebooks, 1769-1789, containing notes relating to Howard's travels in Italy, France and Holland, 1769-1770, visits to prisons and hospitals in Europe, 1786-1787, and devotional pieces, 1788-1789
  3. Papers relating to Howard's estate, 1723-1799, and papers of his executors, 1787-1900

Dates

  • 1718-1800

Extent

7 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. b. 69].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. b. 69, c. 332-333, e. 399-402

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 8465

Biographical / Historical

John Howard (? 1726-90), was a philanthropist and prison reformer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library, 1954-1955.
Title
Papers of John Howard
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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