Papers of B.H. Hodgson and his wife, including correspondence, diaries and photographs.
Papers of B.H. Hodgson and His Wife
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Eng. hist. c. 262; Hodgson 9-19
- Dates of Creation1819-1917
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description12 shelfmarks
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Brian Houghton Hodgson (1800-1894) was an Indian civil servant and orientalist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography. His second wife was Susan Hodgson.
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The papers were given to the Library in 1931.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
Other 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. 39894-905.