The Acland papers consist mainly of the correspondence of Sir Henry Wentworth Acland. There are also groups of papers of his daughter Sarah Angelina, of his wife Sarah, of two of his sons, Sir William A. Dyke Acland, and Henry Dyke Acland, and of his brother-in-law William C. Cotton.
Acland Family Papers
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Sir Henry Wentworth Acland, 1st Bart. (1815-1900) was Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford 1858-94. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Conditions Governing Access
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Given by H. D. and Sarah A. Acland, 1926-7
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. I, nos. 37300-510
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