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Archive of Sir Henry Miers

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Papers of Sir Henry Miers, consisting of:
  1. Diary of a visit to Sweden and Russia, 1892
  2. Diary of a visit to Russia, 1899
  3. Diary of a visit to South Africa, 1903
  4. Diaries, 1926-1942
  5. Letters and papers, 1876-1950, including letters to and from Miers, 1877-1897; obituaries, 1942-1943; letters about Miers, 1943-1950; and 'The alchemist', a paper read by Miers to the Eton College Literary and Scientific Club, c.1876
  6. Letters and papers, 1895-1941, including autobiographical notes, 1938-1941

Dates

  • 1876-1950

Extent

0.31 Linear metres (5 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 539, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. c. 539, d. 661, f. 415-417, g. 79-96

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13574

Abstract

Archive of Sir Henry Miers

Biographical / Historical

Sir Henry Alexander Miers (1858-1942) was a mineralogist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1969 and 1973.
Title
Catalogue of the archive of Sir Henry Miers
Status
Published
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