Diaries and Notes of R.S. Herries

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

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.

Administrative / Biographical History

R.S. Herries (1860-1941) was a law student at Cambridge, 1881-4, and a barrister in London, 1884-94.

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 collection was bought from Henry Bristow in 1996.

Note

Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.