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Collection Level Description: Papers of Sir William Erle

Reference: MSS. Don. c. 71-2
Title: Papers of Sir William Erle
Dates of Creation: 17th-20th cent.
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Sir William Erle (1793-1880) was a judge. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Two albums of letters and documents, consisting of letters to Sir William Erle and Lady Erle, 1834-85, and miscellaneous letters and documents, 1660-1937.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by A.B. Emden, through the Friends of the Bodleian, in 1951.

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. 38862-3.

Access Points

Erle | Amelia | fl 1834-1885 | wife of Sir William Erle

Erle | William | 1793-1880 | Sir | Knight and Judge

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