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Collection Level Description: Papers of C.H. Pearson

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. b. 74-5, c. 386, d. 593-8, f. 380; Eng. lett. d. 186-92
Title: Papers of C.H. Pearson
Dates of Creation: 1841-1926
Extent: 17 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Charles Henry Pearson (1830-94) was a colonial minister and historian. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers of C.H. Pearson, consisting of:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1962.

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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. 42698-714.

Related Units of Description

Pearson's correspondence as Minister of Education in Victoria, Australia, is in the State Library of Victoria, Melbourne.

Access Points


Pearson | Charles Henry | 1834-1894 | Colonial Minister and Historian

Smith | Henry John Stephen | 1826-1883 | Mathematician

University of Oxford

Great Britain | History

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