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Collection Level Description: War-time diaries of H.W.B. Joseph

Reference: MSS. Top. Oxon. e. 288-9
Title: War-time diaries of H.W.B. Joseph
Dates of Creation: 1914-18, 1939-42
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: H.W.B. Joseph

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Horace William Brindley Joseph (1867-1943) was a Fellow of New College, Oxford . See the Dictionary of National Biography for details.

Scope and Content

Two diaries, 4. Aug. 1914 -12 Nov. 1918, and 20 Sept. 1939 - 2 July 1942, kept as an account of how war affected an 'ordinary citizen'.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library in 1943.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

P.S. Spokes, Summary Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library relating to the city, county, and university of Oxford. Accessions from 1916 to 1962 (Oxford, 1964).

Access Points

World War, 1914-1918 | Diaries

World War, 1939-1945 | Diaries

Diaries | 20th century

Joseph | Horace William Brindley | 1867-1943

Oxford (England)

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