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Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine

ACLAND, Sir Arthur Herbert Dyke (1847-1926)


Reference code(s): GB 0098 B/ACLAND

Held at: Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine

Title: ACLAND, Sir Arthur Herbert Dyke (1847-1926)

Date(s): Created 1907-1926

Level of description: Collection (fonds)

Extent: 2 files

Name of creator(s): Acland | Sir | Arthur Herbert Dyke | 1847-1926 | 13th Baronet | MP


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 1847; educated at Rugby, Christchurch College Oxford; Steward and senior student at Christchurch; Senior Bursar and Honorary Fellow of Balliol College Oxford; Vice-president, Committee of Council on Education, 1892-1895; MP for Rotherham, Yorkshire, 1885-1899; member of the Governing Body, Imperial College, 1907-1925; Chairman, Executive Committee, Imperial College; died, 1926.

Publications: include: A Handbook in Outline of the Political History of England ... chronologically arranged with Cyril Ransome (Rivingtons, London, 1882 [1881]); The Education of Citizens. Being the substance of lectures delivered ... to ... Co-operative Societies ... Decr 1882 and January 1883 (Central Co-operative Board, Manchester, [1883]); Working Men Co-operators ... An account of the Artisans Cooperative Movement in Great Britain, with information how to promote it Benjamin Jones (Cassell & Co, London, 1884); A Guide to the Choice of Books editor (E Stanford, London, 1891); Studies in Secondary Education edited with Sir Hubert Llewellyn Smith (Percival & Co, London, 1892); The patriotic poetry of William Wordsworth. A selection, with introduction and notes (Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1915).


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Sir Arthur Herbert Dyke Acland, comprising correspondence with Imperial College administration department, 1907-1926.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

2 files

Conditions governing access:

Researchers wishing to consult the Archives should first contact the College Archivist, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2AZ, for an appointment.

Conditions governing reproduction:

A photocopying service is available at the discretion of the Archivist. Photocopies are supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Archivist.

Physical characteristics:

Finding aids:

A catalogue is available at the College Archives.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information:


Archival history:

Accumulated by Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine during the course of business.

Immediate source of acquisition:


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Existence and location of copies:

Related material:

Address by Sir Arthur Acland, 1920 (ABG) and records of the Governing Body (GB), held at Imperial College.

Letters received, 1853-1898, (reference: 15/12), family correspondence, 1864-1906 (reference: 1148M), held at the Devon Record Office; political letters received, 1897-1901, (reference: MSS Eng lett d 81-82), family correspondence (reference: MSS Acland), letters to Herbert Asquith, 1898-1920, (reference: MSS Asquith), correspondence with Lord Bryce, 1885-1919, (reference: MSS Bryce), correspondence with Sir William Harcourt, 1892-1904 (reference: MSS Harcourt), correspondence with Lord Kimberley, 1893 (reference: MSS Eng a 2013-14, b 2047-49, c 3933-4514, d 2439-92, e 2790-97), letters to his father, 1887-1897 (reference: MS Eng lett e 100), held at the Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts; letters, 1877-1902, to Oscar Browning (reference: OB), held at King's College Archive Centre, Cambridge University; letters to Campbell-Bannerman, 1898-1906 (reference: Add MSS 41234-39), correspondence with Lord Gladstone, 1894-1906 (reference: Add MSS 46054-63), correspondence with William Ewart Gladstone, 1886-1894 (reference: Add MSS 44499-789 passim), correspondence with Lord Ripon, 1896-1905 (reference: Add MSS 43637-39), letters to John Alfred Spender, 1899-1922 (reference: Add MSS 46391-93), held at the British Library, Manuscript Collections; letters to David Robert Daniel, (reference: D R Daniel), letters to Thomas Edward Ellis, 1888-1898, (reference: T E Ellis), held at the National Library of Wales, Department of Manuscripts and Records; correspondence with Walter Runciman, 1905-1911, held at the Robinson Library, Newcastle upon Tyne University (reference: WR); correspondence relating to Toynbee Hall, 1886-1890 (reference: A/TOY), held at London Metropolitan Archives; letters to his father, 1859-1898, held at Duke University, William R Perkins Library; correspondence with Lord Rosebery, 1892-1902 (reference: MSS 10090-116 Passim), miscellaneous notes, 1894-1895, (reference: MSS 10145, 10147 Passim), held at the National Library of Scotland, Manuscripts Division; journal (see History of Education Bulletin, 50 (Autumn 1992), p53).

Publication note:



Archivist's note: Sources: Who Was Who (A & C Black, 1947, volume II); British Library On-Line Public Access Catalogue 97; National Register of Archives. Compiled by Julie Tancell as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

Rules or conventions: General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions: December 2000


Personal names
Acland | Sir | Arthur Herbert Dyke | 1847-1926 | 13th Baronet | politician

Corporate names