Papers of Miss Emma D. Herschel and Sir William James Herschel

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers of Miss Emma D. Herschel and Sir William James Herschel relating to Littlemeore, including:  

  • Attendance registers, including minutes of meetings and related papers and memoranda, of the Boys Union of the Littlemore branch of the Church of England Temperance Society, 1884-1902
  • Papers relating to the Church of England Temperance Society, 1893-1901
  • Papers of Emma Hershel, 1886-1900, including diary entries and memoranda

Administrative / Biographical History

Emma Dorothea Herschel. Sir William James Herschel, 2nd Bart (1833-1917) was a Bengal civil servant (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, 1951-70.

Note

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

Other Finding Aids

Related Material

See also Collections by Miss E.D. Herschel (MSS. Top. Oxon. b. 248, c. 452, d. 414, d. 443-4, e. 343, e. 362-3).