Papers of W.C. Sillar and Frederick Hallard

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers of W.C. Sillar and Frederick Hallard, consisting of:  

  • Seven volumes of typescript memoranda by W.C. Sillar, containing his reflections on fifty years in commerce and finance, late 19th-early 20th century
  • Journal of Frederick Hallard, 1845-55

Administrative / Biographical History

William Cameron Sillar was secretary of the Anti-usury Association and an Edinburgh banker. Frederick Hallard (1821-82).

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library by Sillar and Hallard's grandson in 1966.


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. 45446-55.