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Papers relating to the health of the city of Oxford

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MS. Top. Oxon c. 131
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Papers relating to the health of the city of Oxford:

  1. Fol. 1. Daily reports of cases of diarrhoea and cholera, signed by various physicians, Sept. 11-Oct. 20, 1854
  2. Fol. 74. Letters from W. H. White, city engineer, Oct. 13, 1885; A. Winkfield, medical officer, Oct. 12, 1885; and Edwin Chadwick of East Sheen, Nov. 16, 1885, about improvement in general health due to drainage works


  • Creation: Written in A.D. 1854 and 1885


81 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon c. 131, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Top. Oxon c. 131

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19508


Papers relating to the health of the city of Oxford

Biographical / Historical

W. H. White (fl. 1854-1885) was a city engineer.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, no. 32967

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by mr. H. D. Acland in 1901, as part of sir H. W. Acland's papers.

Physical Facet

On paper


13 5/8 × 9 1/8 in.

Papers relating to the health of the city of Oxford
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Weston Library
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