Additional papers of Henry Wentworth Acland and his daughter, Sarah Angelina Acland

Scope and Content

The collection consists of:  

  • Commonplace book, belonging to Henry Acland, containing diary entries, miscellaneous notes and notes for lectures on clinical medicine, 1852-7
  • Visitors' book belonging to Sarah Angelina Acland, 1872-86

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Henry Wentworth Acland, 1st Bart. (1815-1900) was Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford 1858-94. For further details see Dictionary of National Biography. His daughter, Sarah Angelina ('Angie') was a Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society and the Royal Society of Arts.

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

Bought Mallam's (Oxford), 4 Oct 2002, lot 346.


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

Other Finding Aids

A catalogue of the collection is available online at

Related Material

See also Acland Family Papers (MSS. Acland c. 1-3, d. 1-201, e. 106, Rolls 1).