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Collection Level Description: Diary of Andrew Clark

Reference: MSS. Eng. hist. e. 88-177c
Title: Diary of Andrew Clark
Dates of Creation: August 1914-December 1919
Extent: 92 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Andrew Clark (1856-1922) was rector of Great Leighs, Essex, and an antiquary.

Scope and Content

Diary of Andrew Clark recording daily impressions of 'such echoes of the Great War as reached the rectory from outside', and containing official bulletins and leaflets, letters, postcards and newspaper cuttings.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The diary was given to the Library by Andrew Clark, 1915-20.

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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. 40229-320.

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Publication Note

Selections from the diary are published as Echoes of the Great War, ed. James Munson (Oxford, 1985).

Access Points

World War, 1914-1918

Diaries | 20th century

Clark | Andrew | 1854-1922 | Clergyman and Antiquary

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