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Collection Level Description: Commonplace Books of Sir Michael Ernest Sadler

Reference: MSS. Don. b. 30, d. 153/1-29, d. 154/1-22
Title: Commonplace Books of Sir Michael Ernest Sadler
Dates of Creation: 1899-[c. 1911]
Extent: 3 shelfmarks, consisting of 52 parts

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Sir Michael Ernest Sadler (1861-1943) was an educational pioneer and art patron. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Commonplace books of Sir Michael, on various subjects including education, religion, history and politics.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was given to the Library through the Friends of the Bodleian in 1972.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).

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. 38722-73

Related Units of Description

See also Papers of Sir Michael Ernest Sadler (MSS. Eng. misc. c. 542-52, d. 742-54, e. 702; Eng. lett. c. 315-16; Top. Oxon. a. 77, c. 625-34) and Papers of Sir Michael Sadler (MSS. Eng. hist. c. 1094; Eng. misc. c. 906).

Access Points

Education

Religion

Sadler | Michael Ernest | 1861-1943 | Sir | Knight, Educational Pioneer, and Art Patron

Great Britain | History

Great Britain | Politics and government


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