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Collection Level Description: Papers Regarding the Baronetcy of Sir Henry Wentworth Acland

Reference: Dep. A. 36(R)/1-2
Title: Papers Regarding the Baronetcy of Sir Henry Wentworth Acland
Dates of Creation: 1890
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Sir Henry Wentworth Acland

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Sir Henry Wentworth Acland (1815-1900) was a physician. In 1834 Acland matriculated at Christ Church, Oxford, he graduated B.A. in 1840, M.A. in 1842, M.B. in 1846, and M.D. in 1848. In 1840 he was elected fellow of All Souls' College and, in the same year, commenced the study of medicine, entering himself at St. George's Hospital, London.

It was for his services to medicine and medical education that Acland was accorded his Baronetcy in 1890. See the Dictionary of National Biography for further details.

Scope and Content

Letters patent under the great seal of Queen Victoria granting the title of Baronet to Sir Henry Wentworth Acland, together with a letter from Lord Salisbury (1830-1903) offering Acland the Baronetcy, 1890.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited in the Library in 1968.

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A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Related Units of Description

See also Acland Family Papers (MSS. Acland c. 1-3, d. 1-201, e. 106, Rolls 1); and the additional papers of Henry Wentworth Acland and his daughter, Sarah Angelina Acland (MSS. Eng. e. 3398-9).

Access Points

Acland | Sir | Henry Wentworth | 1815-1900 | 1st Baronet and Physician

Cecil | Robert Arthur Talbot | Gascoyne | 1830-1903 | 3rd Marquess of Salisbury | statesman

Acland | family | 1800-2000 | Baronets | Oxford

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