Papers of Arthur Lehman Goodhart (1891-1978)

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      GB 161 MSS. Eng. b. 2040, c. 2821-3113, d. 2373-84, e. 2730-1; Photogr. a. 3, b. 9, c. 20-3, e. 2(R)
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      315 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Goodhart's papers reflect the diversity of his interests. The papers consist of:

  • Correspondence and papers c.1915-1978, including files on academic matters, Anglo-American and international relations, government, legal matters, and Oxford
  • Literary and academic papers
  • Press cuttings, 1926-77
  • Personal papers, c.1915-1977
  • Family papers
  • Photographs
  • Papers of other people

Administrative / Biographical History

Arthur Lehman Goodhart (1891-1978) was Master of University College, Oxford, and editor of the Law Quarterly Review. Further details can be found in the introduction to the online catalogue ( and in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

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Some papers are closed, see online catalogue for further details.

Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Bodleian Library in 1980.


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