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Letters of Sir Robert Hart, 1st Baronet

 Collection

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Letters of Sir Robert Hart, mainly to his wife Hester Jane, with some miscellaneous papers.

Dates

  • 1866-1907

Extent

1.15 Linear metres (18 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. c. 304, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. lett. c. 304, d. 319-327, e. 124-127; Eng. misc. b. 108-109, c. 530, c. 531(R)

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13001

Abstract

Letters of Sir Robert Hart, 1st Baronet

Biographical / Historical

Sir Robert Hart, 1st Baronet (1835-1911) was inspector general of customs in China. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought from G. Greer in 1972.

Related Materials

Further papers relating to Sir Robert Hart are held by the School of Oriental and African Studies (PP MS 67, MS 211081 and MS 211351).
Title
Letters of Sir Robert Hart, 1st Baronet
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
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