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Archive of C.H. Pearson

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Correspondence and papers of C.H. Pearson, consisting of:
  1. Letters to Pearson, 1850-1894
  2. Letters to other members of the Pearson family, 1872-1926
  3. Miscellaneous papers of Pearson, 1851-1894, many relating to Oxford University
  4. Papers relating to The collected mathematical papers of H.J.S. Smith, ed. J.W.L. Glaisher (Oxford, 1894)
  5. Corrected proofs of C.H. Pearson, History of England in the early and middle ages (London, 1867)
  6. Miscellaneous papers
  7. Notes of lectures by Pearson
  8. Notes by Pearson on historical subjects
  9. Photograph album, 19th century

Dates

  • 1841-1926

Extent

1.08 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. misc. b. 74, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. b. 74-75, c. 386, d. 593-598, f. 380; Eng. lett. d. 186-192

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 9809, 9875, 9889

Abstract

Archive of C.H. Pearson

Biographical / Historical

Charles Henry Pearson (1830-1894) was a colonial minister and historian. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1962.

Related Materials

Pearson's correspondence as Minister of Education in Victoria, Australia, is in the State Library of Victoria, Melbourne.
Title
Catalogue of the archive of C.H. Pearson
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

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Weston Library
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