Diaries of R.L. Ottley

Scope and Content

Diaries of R.L. Ottley, whilst at King's School and Pembroke College. The entries become sporadic in 1879-80. Written in Pawsey's Pocket Diary and Peacock's Pocket Diary.

Administrative / Biographical History

Rev. Robert Lawrence Ottley (1856-1933) was eductated at King's School, Canterbury, Kent, 1872-3, and Pembroke College, Oxford, 1877-80. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

The diaries were bought from Henry Bristow in 1990.


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

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