Papers of Professor Henry Herbert Dodwell

Scope and Content

The collection comprises illustrations, letters and papers relating to India collected by Professor H. H. Dodwell, including an eyewitness account of the Mutiny at Cawnpore (April 1858).

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry Herbert Dodwell was born in 1879. He was educated at Thames Grammar School and St. John's College, Oxford. He married Lily May in 1908. He was Professor of History and Culture of the British Dominions in Asia at the School of Oriental and African Studies from 1922-1946. He edited two volumes of The Cambridge History of India (Cambridge University Press, 1929 and 1932) and The Founder of Modern Egypt: a study of Muhamad 'Ali (1931). He died on 13 June 1946.

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Acquisition Information

Donated in 1989.

Other Finding Aids

Unpublished handlist