Papers of George Joachim Goschen

Scope and Content

The papers include:

  • a book of copies of telegrams to Earl Granville, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, 14 Sep. 1880-25 May 1881
  • letters of Goschen as Chancellor of Oxford, 1904-7
  • copy letters of Goschen to Queen Victoria, 1885-6
  • correspondence with A.J. Balfour, 1887-1895.

Administrative / Biographical History

George Joachim Goschen (1831-1907) was a British statesman; he was also chancellor of Oxford University from 1903.

See the Dictionary of National Biography for further biographical details.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Deposited in the Library in 1957.


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A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Related Material

See also: Papers of George, Viscount Goschen (MSS. Eng. hist. c. 386, g. 17).