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Archive of H.A.L. Fisher

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Fisher's archive consists of:
  1. diaries and travel journals;
  2. correspondence, mainly relating to academic and political affairs;
  3. speeches, lectures, articles and notebooks;
  4. drafts of published and unpublished works, with related correspondence;
  5. printed material;
  6. and family correspondence and papers.

Dates

  • 1870-1947

Extent

16.4 Linear metres (235 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Fisher 1, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Fisher 1-251

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13893

Abstract

Archive of Herbert Albert Laurens Fisher (1865-1940), historian and statesman.

Biographical / Historical

Herbert Albert Laurens Fisher (1865-1940) was a historian, statesman and Warden of New College, Oxford, 1925-40. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1958 and 1983.
Title
Catalogue of the archive of H.A.L. Fisher
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Date
EAD version 2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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