The Heber family included Reginald Heber (1728-1804), fellow and tutor of Brasenose College, Oxford, and his sons Richard (1773-1833), MP, book collector and classical scholar, and Reginald (1783-1826), Bishop of Calcutta. Details of the two sons are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Papers of the Heber family, mainly correspondence of Reginald Heber and of his sons, Richard and Reginald. The collection also includes:
The papers were given to the Library in 1964.Access Conditions
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).
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. 41106-74.
A detailed catalogue is available in the Library (X.Cat. 11/Heber) and at the National Register of Archives.Related Units of Description
Deeds relating to family property are separately catalogued in the Library as MSS. Ch. Leics. 120, Norf. 851, Salop 157-60, Yorks. 846-8.
See also Heber (Yriarte) Spanish Manuscripts (MSS. Add. A. 136-57, C. 126-9) and Heber Manuscripts (MSS. Add. A. 25, A. 172, C. 142-3; Auct. T. v. 19, Auct. V. 2 infra 2 16-20; Malone 30; Top. gen. e. 47; Top. Oxon. c. 26-7).
Diaries | 18th century
Diaries | 19th century
Cholmondeley | Mary | 1787-1846 | nee Heber
Heber | Reginald | 1728-1804 | fellow and tutor of Brasenose College, Oxford
Heber | Reginald | 1783-1826 | Bishop of Calcutta
Heber | Richard | 1773-1833 | MP, Book Collector, and Classical Scholar