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Archive of A.J. Carlyle


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Papers of A.J. Carlyle and of his wife and daughters, consisting of:

  1. Letters and papers of Carlyle, 1867-1941
  2. Notebook of Carlyle as tutor at University College, Oxford, containing lists of pupils and marks awarded, 1908-22
  3. Letters and papers, 1909-70, including, letters to Mrs Rebecca M. Carlyle, 1909-28; letters to Margaret and Mary Carlyle, 1919-64; and letters from publishers about Carlyle's published works, 1955-65, with royalty statements, 1955-70
  4. Two household account books of Mrs Rebecca M. Carlyle, 1896-1908, 1914-18


  • Creation: 1867-1970


0.37 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. lett. c. 481, fols. 1-2].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. lett. c. 481-2; Eng. misc. e. 1126-8

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13603


Archive of A.J. Carlyle

Biographical / Historical

Alexander James Carlyle (1861-1943) was a historian of political thought. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given by his executors in 1972.

Catalogue of the Archive of A.J. Carlyle
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
EAD version 2019
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Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom