Papers of A.J. Carlyle

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers of A.J. Carlyle and of his wife and daughters, consisting of:  

  • Letters and papers of Carlyle, 1867-1941
  • Notebook of Carlyle as tutor at University College, Oxford, containing lists of pupils and marks awarded, 1908-22
  • Letters and papers, 1909-70, including, letters to Mrs Rebecca M. Carlyle, 1909-28; letters to Margaret and Mary Carlyle, 1919-64; and letters from publishers about Carlyle's published works, 1955-65, with royalty statements, 1955-70
  • Two household account books of Mrs Rebecca M. Carlyle, 1896-1908, 1914-18

Administrative / Biographical History

Alexander James Carlyle (1861-1943) was a historian of political thought. 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 by his executors in 1972.

Note

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. 41430-4.