Sub-sub-fonds AD - Diaries, commonplace books, scrapbooks and notebooks

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Diaries, commonplace books, scrapbooks and notebooks


  • 1874-1920 (Creation)

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151 vols.

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This section comprises diaries kept by O. M. Edwards, 1876-1920, (mostly pocket diaries containing only brief notes of appointments and engagements); notebooks and commonplace books, 1875-1919, which he kept either as a student or later as a Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford, containing a wide range of notes; and notebooks, 1876-[c.1900], kept by him as a student and Oxford don. They contain notes on a wide range of academic subjects and a few scriptural and sermon notes.

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Arranged into three series: diaries, 1879-1920; commonplace books and scrapbooks, 1875-1919; and notebooks containing academic notes, 1876-c. 1900.

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Preferred citation: AD

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