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Diaries and Notes of R.S. Herries


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Diaries and notes, 1880-1894, of R. S. Herries (1860-1941), as a law student at Cambridge, 1881-1884, and as a barrister in London, 1884-1894, including many descriptions of travels, mainly in Great Britain, some in Europe with (e. 3261, pp. 7-38, 39-69) the texts of two papers read to Eton (school) societies, on geology, 1880, and (e. 3261, pp. 158-122 rev.) mathematical, mainly geometrical, problems. A few pages missing (last leaf or leaves at the end of e. 3260, first leaf or leaves at the beginning of e. 3262).


  • Creation: 1880-1898


1.32 Linear metres (12 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. e. 3260, fols. 1-2].

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MSS. Eng. e. 3260-3271

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10521


Diaries and Notes of R.S. Herries.

Biographical / Historical

R.S. Herries (1860-1941) was a law student at Cambridge, 1881-4, and a barrister in London, 1884-94.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from Henry Bristow, ca. 324 (1996), 119.

Physical Facet

Bindings mainly of quarter black calf, marbled boards (two-e. 3267, e. 3270- with the ticket of Partridge & Cooper, 92 Fleet St.), many with boards detached.

Diaries and Notes of R.S. Herries
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