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Collection Level Description: Journals of Nassau William Senior

Reference: MSS. Eng. hist. d. 245-7
Title: Journals of Nassau William Senior
Dates of Creation: 1860-3
Extent: 3 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Nassau William Senior (1790-1864) was an economist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Journals of Nassau William Senior, recording conversations in France, August-September 1860, March-May 1863, probably in the hand of his daughter Mrs. M.C.M. Simpson, with some corrections by him.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The journals were bought from H.G. Commin in 1961.

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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. 40190-2.

Related Units of Description

See also Paris Journals of Nassau William Senior.

Publication Note

Versions are printed in Conversations with M. Thiers, M. Guizot, etc. (London, 1878), ii, 356-88, and Conversations with distinguished persons, etc. (London, 1880), i, 2-136, 183-311. The last three conversations in d. 247 are printed in Bodleian Library Record, 7 (1962-7), 122-33.

Access Points


Senior | Nassau William | 1790-1864 | Economist

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