Correspondence of James Wilson and family

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Correspondence of James Wilson and family, concerning political, literary and family matters, 1840-1924. Correspondents include Walter Bagehot, Richard Cobden, Lord Palmerston, Joseph Parkes, and Lord Radnor.

Administrative / Biographical History

James Wilson (1805-60) was a politician and economist.

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.bodley.ox.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

Bought by the Library, John Wilson (Autographs) Ltd., Sept. 1979.

Note

Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.