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Papers of J. Lawrence Hammond


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Papers of J. Lawrence Hammond and of his wife Barbara, consisting of:

Correspondence, including:
  1. Letters from Hammond to his wife, 1915-29
  2. Letters to Hammond from his wife, 1901, 1912-36
  3. Letters to Lawrence and Barbara Hammond, with some drafts of their replies, 1895-1948
Diaries, including:
  1. Diaries of Barbara Hammond, containing brief entries and household accounts, 1902-52
  2. Pocket diaries of Lawrence Hammond, containing notes of appointments only, 1900-49
Miscellaneous papers, including articles and reviews, notebooks, working papers, newspaper cuttings, and personal papers


  • 1805-1961


166 shelfmarks

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MSS. Hammond 1-166

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10854

Biographical / Historical

John Lawrence Le Breton Hammond (1872-1949) was a journalist and historian. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography. His wife, Lucy Barbara Hammond (1873-1961), was a historian. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library, 1962-3.

Related Materials

See also Additional papers of John Lawrence Le Breton Hammond and Lucy Barbara Hammond (MSS. Eng. c. 5785-5788, e. 3005; Photogr. b. 14, c. 76, d. 14), also at the Bodleian Library.
Papers of J. Lawrence Hammond
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom