Diaries and notes of R.S. Herries, as a law student and a barrister, including many descriptions of travels, mainly in Great Britain, some in Europe, with the texts of two papers read to Eton (school) societies, on geology, 1880, and mathematical, mainly geometrical, problems.
Diaries and Notes of R.S. Herries
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Eng. e. 3260-71
- Dates of Creation1880-98
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description12 shelfmarks
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R.S. Herries (1860-1941) was a law student at Cambridge, 1881-4, and a barrister in London, 1884-94.
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The collection was bought from Henry Bristow in 1996.
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