Papers of W.C. Sillar and Frederick Hallard

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. misc. d. 628-35, e. 586-7
  • Dates of Creation
      19th-20th century
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      10 shelfmarks

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).

Access Information

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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.