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Archive of Miss Emma D. Herschel and Sir William James Herschel

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Archive of Miss Emma D. Herschel and Sir William James Herschel relating to Littlemeore, including:
  1. Attendance registers, including minutes of meetings and related papers and memoranda, of the Boys Union of the Littlemore branch of the Church of England Temperance Society, 1884-1902
  2. Papers relating to the Church of England Temperance Society, 1893-1901
  3. Papers of Emma Hershel, 1886-1900, including diary entries and memoranda

Dates

  • 1882-1905

Extent

1.56 Linear metres (29 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 613, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 613, d. 860-869, e. 477, e. 588-604

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13020

Abstract

Archive of Miss Emma D. Herschel and Sir William James Herschel relating to Littlemeore, 1882-1905.

Biographical / Historical

Emma Dorothea Herschel was the daughter of Sir William James Herschel, 2nd Bart (1833-1917), a Bengal civil servant (details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The archive was given to the Library, 1951-1970.

Related Materials

See also Collections by Miss E.D. Herschel (MSS. Top. Oxon. b. 248, c. 452, d. 414, d. 443-444, e. 343, e. 362-363).
Title
Catalogue of the archive ofCatalogue of the archive of Miss Emma D. Herschel and Sir William James Herschel
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Date
EAD version 2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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