Papers of Lady Katharine Clarendon and other members of the Clarendon family

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Diaries, correspondence and papers of Lady Katharine Clarendon, letters of Lord Clarendon, and miscellaneous family papers. A note on this collection appeared in the Bodleian Library Record, XI (1982-5), 394-5.

Administrative / Biographical History

Katharine Villiers (1810-1874) was the wife of the 4th Earl of Clarendon.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A catalogue of the collection is available online at

Related Material

See also Papers of the Earls of Clarendon (MSS. Clar. dep. b. 33-8, c. 1-104, c. 125-49, c. 178-226, c. 246-78, c. 327-47, c. 357-426, c. 428-32, c. 441-510, c. 520-62; MSS. Clar. dep. Irish boxes 1-82; MSS. Clar. dep. Irish vols. 1-28; MS. Film 34), and Papers of George William Frederick Villiers, 4th Earl of Clarendon, and Sir Thomas Villiers Lister (MSS. Eng. hist. c. 1034, d. 483; Eng. lett. c. 538, d. 514-19).