Papers of H.A.L. Fisher

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Fisher's papers consist of diaries and travel journals; correspondence, mainly relating to academic and political affairs; speeches, lectures, articles and notebooks; drafts of published and unpublished works, with related correspondence; printed material; and family correspondence and papers.

Administrative / Biographical History

Herbert Albert Laurens Fisher (1865-1940) was a historian, statesman and Warden of New College, Oxford, 1925-1940. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Conditions Governing Access

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/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library in 1958 and 1983.

Note

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. II, nos. 46901-7151.

A full catalogue is available in the Library.