Catalogue of additional papers of Henry Acland and his daughter, Sarah Angelina Acland, 1852-86

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

C. Parker

2002

Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
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Additional papers of Henry Wentworth Acland and his daughter, Sarah Angelina Acland, 1852-86

Abstract:
Commonplace book of H.W. Acland and visitors' book of S.A. Acland.

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. e. 3398-9

Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Biographical History

Sir Henry Wentworth Acland, 1st Bart. (1815-1900) was Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford 1858-94. For further details see Dictionary of National Biography. His daughter, Sarah Angelina ('Angie') was a Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society and the Royal Society of Arts.

Acquisition

Bought Mallam's (Oxford), 4 Oct 2002, lot 346.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. e. 3398, fols. 1-2].

Related Material

For a description of the main collection of Acland papers, see M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975 (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 37300-510. There is also an on-line catalogue of Acland photograph albums.


Descriptive List


Commonplace book, belonging to Henry Acland, containing diary entries, miscellaneous notes and notes for lectures on clinical medicine, 1852-7
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3398
Extent: 47 leaves, 25-41 blank
Binding: Grey paper wrappers, spine and lower cover missing, many pages loose

Visitors' book belonging to Sarah Angelina Acland, 1872-86
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3399
Extent: 188 leaves, 36-188 blank
Binding: Blind-ruled dark red calf, marbled endpapers, spine torn off and missing
Custodial History:

Printed label on front pastedown, completed in manuscript, 'This Book belonged to S.A. Acland. It is given in her memory to Robin by her Brother H.D. Acland 1931'.



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