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Collection Level Description: Papers of Sir Edmund Frederick Du Cane and Family

Reference: MSS. Eng. hist. c. 647-50; Eng. lett. c. 313, d. 334-5; Eng. misc. b. 113-14, g. 78
Title: Papers of Sir Edmund Frederick Du Cane and Family
Dates of Creation: 1837-1910
Extent: 10 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Sir Edmund Frederick Du Cane (1830-1903), Major General, was a prison reformer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Papers of Du Cane and his family, including:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1973.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Further Information

Finding Aids

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. 40036-45.

A fuller description and detailed index are available in the Library and at the National Register of Archives

Related Units of Description

See also Papers of Sir Edmund F. Du Cane.

Access Points

Prison reform

Du Cane | Edmund Frederick | 1830-1903 | Sir | Knight, Major General, and Prison Reformer

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