Catalogue of the diaries of Harriet Acworth, 1833-46, and of William Acworth, Evangelical Clergyman, 1846-96

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

2002

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Table of Contents

Introduction
A    Diaries of Harriet Garland Müller, from 1833, three years before her marriage to William Acworth, until her death in 1846
B    Diaries of William Acworth, 1846-96, with an index of books read in most volumes for 1847 to 1856
C    Miscellaneous papers


Diaries of Harriet Acworth, 1833-46, and of William Acworth, Evangelical Clergyman, 1846-96

Abstract:
Diaries of Harriet Acworth (d. 1846), 1833-46, and of William Acworth (1803-99), Evangelical clergyman, 1846-96.

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. misc. d. 1454, e. 1571-1633; Eng. th. d. 78

Extent: 63 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Diaries of Harriet Acworth (d. 1846), 1833-46, and of William Acworth (1803-99), Evangelical clergyman, 1846-96.

Acquisition

Given, with notes on the Acworths, and a copy of a photograph of William Acworth (now MS. Eng. misc. c. 943, fols. 24-9) by Mrs. Isabel Acworth and members of her family, 1988.

Personal names (NCA Rules)

Acworth | Harriet Garland | d 1846
Acworth | William | 1803-1899 | Evangelical clergyman

Subjects (LCSH)

Diaries

A   Diaries of Harriet Garland Müller, from 1833, three years before her marriage to William Acworth, until her death in 1846

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. misc. e. 1571-83


Scope and Content:

The diaries mainly contain detailed notes of her reading and studies (including Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Arabic and some Hindi), with an index of books read, at the end of each volume. From 1836 there is more information about her (and her husband's) daily activities. There is a list of books in 'My little room', 1838, in MS. Eng. misc. e. 1576, pp. 139-41, and a list of children's books, 1840, in MS. Eng. misc. e. 1578, pp. 140-2. The diaries are written in The student's journal, 7th-11th ed. (John Taylor, London), except for 1839, written in The private diary, 4th ed. (Taylor & Hessey, London); red half calf, marbled boards and flyleaves.


1833
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1571
Extent: xv + 143 pages

1834
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1572
Extent: xv + 143 pages

1835
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1573
Extent: xv + 143 pages

1836
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1574
Extent: xv + 143 pages

1837
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1575
Extent: xv + 143 pages

1838
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1576
Extent: xv + 143 pages

1839
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1577
Extent: xiv + 123 pages

1840
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1578
Extent: xv + 143 pages

1841
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1579
Extent: xi + 139 pages

1842
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1580
Extent: xi + 139 pages

1843
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1581
Extent: xi + 139 pages

1844
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1582
Extent: xiii + 141 pages

1845
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1583
Extent: xiii + 141 pages

Diary of Harriet Acworth, 1 Jan.-7 Apr. 1846, and of William Acworth, 9-19 Apr., 29 July-31 Dec.(with a few gaps) 1846
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. misc. e. 1584
Extent: xiii + 141 pages

B   Diaries of William Acworth, 1846-96, with an index of books read in most volumes for 1847 to 1856

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. misc. e. 1585-1633

Note: Written in The student's journal, 11th-13th ed., and from 1857 in volumes made up in imitation, the headings (days) inserted by hand, bound in the same style, and lettered 'Student's journal' and the date, on the spine; ticket of F. Weaklin, 1857-62, Weaklin & Flint, 1863-74, Weakling, Flint & Paxon, 1875-9 (no ticket, 1880-95); red half calf, marbled boards and flyleaves.

1847
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1585
Extent: xiii + 141 pages

1848
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1586
Extent: xiii + 141 pages

1849
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1587
Extent: xiii + 145 pages

1850
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1588
Extent: xiii + 141 pages

1851
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1589
Extent: xiii + 141 pages

1852
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1590
Extent: xiii + 141 pages

1853
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1591
Extent: xix + 141 pages

1854
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1592
Extent: xv + 141 pages

1855
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1593
Extent: v + 141 pages

1856
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1594
Extent: xiv + 141 pages

31 Mar.-Dec. 1857
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1595
Extent: 75 leaves, 59-73 blank

1858
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1596
Extent: 78 leaves, 62-75 blank

1859
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1597
Extent: 79 leaves

1860
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1598
Extent: 75 leaves, 60-70 blank

1861
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1599
Extent: 77 leaves, 59-74 blank

1862
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1600
Extent: 74 leaves, 57-67 blank

1863
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1601
Extent: 77 leaves

1864
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1602
Extent: 78 leaves, 57-67 blank

1865
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1603
Extent: 78 leaves, 64-73 blank

1866
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1604
Extent: 84 leaves, 59-71 blank

1867
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1605
Extent: 80 leaves

1868
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1606
Extent: 77 leaves, 57-74 blank

1869
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1607
Extent: 77 leaves

1870
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1608
Extent: 77 leaves

1871
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1609
Extent: 77 leaves

1872
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1610
Extent: 77 leaves, 64-74 blank

1873
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1611
Extent: 77 leaves

1874
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1612
Extent: 76 leaves

1875
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1613
Extent: 78 leaves, 61-77 blank

1876
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1614
Extent: 75 leaves

1877
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1615
Extent: 76 leaves, 57-73 blank

1878
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1616
Extent: 79 leaves, 59-78 blank

1879
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1617
Extent: 75 leaves, 60-73 blank

1880
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1618
Extent: 134 leaves, 66-104 blank

1881
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1619
Extent: 95 leaves, 60-93 blank

1882
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1620
Extent: 59 leaves

1883
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1621
Extent: 58 leaves

1884
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1622
Extent: 65 leaves

1885
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1623
Extent: 82 leaves

1886
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1624
Extent: 67 leaves

1887
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1625
Extent: 65 leaves

1888
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1626
Extent: 66 leaves

1889
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1627
Extent: 65 leaves

1890
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1628
Extent: 72 leaves

Jan.-8 Mar., 4 July-Dec. 1891
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1629
Extent: 71 leaves

1892
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1630
Extent: 64 leaves

1893
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1631
Extent: 82 leaves, 66-77 blank

1894
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1632
Extent: 71 leaves

Scattered entries, 1895-July 1896
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1633
Extent: 68 leaves

C   Miscellaneous papers


University exercises, mainly in English, some in Latin, by William Acworth, Glasgow, 1826-8
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. d. 1454

Scope and Content:

With (fols. 47-68) a lecture to Rothley Mechanics Institute, 1851.


Sermons by Acworth, n. d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. th. d. 78
Extent: 60 leaves

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