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Archive of the Webb Family


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Papers of the Webb family, including:

  1. Journals of Benjamin Webb, 1837-1885
  2. Journals of Mildred H. Webb, daughter of Benjamin Webb, 1871-1876
  3. Holiday journals of Philip G.L. Webb, 1883-1930
  4. Journals of C.C.J. Webb, 1877-1954
  5. Letters from C.C.J. Webb to his mother, 1885-1904, and to his father, 1885


  • Creation: 1837-1954


8.12 Linear metres (160 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 726, fols. 1-2].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. c. 726-727, d. 475-478, d. 1104-1132, e. 406-447, e. 1136-1196, f. 97-100, f. 644-650, g. 214-230; Eng. lett. d. 474, e. 175-194

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 8670


Archive of the Webb Family

Biographical / Historical

The Webb family included Benjamin Webb (1819-1895), ecclesiologist, and his son Clement Charles Julian Webb (1865-1954), Oriel Professor of the philosophy of the Christian religion at Oxford.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bequeathed to the Library by C.C.J. Webb in 1954.

Catalogue of the archive of the Webb Family
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
EAD version 2019
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom