John Howard (? 1726-90), was a philanthropist and prison reformer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Papers of John Howard and his family, including:
The papers were given to the Library, 1954-5.Access Conditions
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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. 42393-9.
Hospitals | Europe
Prisons | Europe
Howard | John | ? 1726-1790 | Philanthropist and Prison Reformer
France | Description and travel
Italy | Description and travel
Netherlands | Description and travel
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