Catalogue of papers of Sir John Fischer Williams, 1920-1928

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

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Papers of Sir John Fischer Williams, 1920-1928

The papers consist of correspondence and a diary. They relate to the Reparations Commission, 1920-1928. See also Williams' correspondence with George Gilbert Aime Murray, 1914-1943 (MSS Gilbert Murray).

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. hist. c. 1092-1093; d. 511

Extent: 3 shelfmarks

Biographical History

Sir John Fischer Williams (1870-1947) was an international lawyer. See the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for further details.


Given to the Library by Jenifer Hart in 1985.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c. 1092, fols. 1-2].

Personal names (NCA Rules)

Williams | Sir John Fischer | 1870-1947 | Knight | international lawyer
Courtney | née Potter | Catherine (Kate) | Lady Courtney of Penwith | 1847–1929 | social worker and internationalist

Corporate names (NCA Rules)

Reparations Commission

Subjects (LCSH)

International relations -- Reparations

Descriptive List

Diary of Sir John Fischer Williams, relating to the Reparations Commission, 20 Feb-18 Apr 1920
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. d. 511

Extent: i + 56 leaves

Letters to Sir John while he was the British Legal Adviser to the Commission, from Lady Courtney of Penwith, with related correspondence and papers, 1921-1928
Shelfmark: MSS. Eng. hist. c. 1092-1093

Extent: 317, 89 leaves

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06 December 2013