Herbert Albert Laurens Fisher (1865-1940) was a historian, statesman and Warden of New College, Oxford, 1925-40. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Fisher's papers consist of diaries and travel journals; correspondence, mainly relating to academic and political affairs; speeches, lectures, articles and notebooks; drafts of published and unpublished works, with related correspondence; printed material; and family correspondence and papers.
The papers were given to the Library in 1958 and 1983.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. II, nos. 46901-7151.
A full catalogue is available in the Library.
Fisher | Herbert Albert Laurens | 1865-1940 | Historian and Statesman
University of Oxford | New College
Great Britain | Politics and government | 19th century
Great Britain | Politics and government | 20th century