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Fowler, William Warde: letter (1916)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 AL164
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Fowler, William Warde: letter (1916)
Date(s): 1916
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 1 sheet
Name of creator(s): Fowler | William Warde | 1847-1921 | historian and ornithologist


Administrative/Biographical history:

William Warde Fowler was born in Somerset in 1847. He was educated at Marlborough College and at New and Lincoln Colleges, Oxford. He became a fellow of Lincoln College in 1872 and continued to work and teach there until his retirement in 1910, holding at various times the positions of dean, librarian and lay sub-rector. His central academic interest was Ancient Rome during the republican period, but he also wrote published works on such diverse subjects as Mozart and bird migration. Fowler was President of the Classical Association in 1920.


Scope and content/abstract:

Letter from William Warde Fowler of Kingham, Chipping Norton, [Oxfordshire] to [Miss Palgrave (one of Sir Reginald F D Palgrave's daughters)], 9 Nov 1916. Thanking her for a letter about a book recently published by him [?Essays in brief for war time]. Written in another hand and signed by Fowler.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

See hard copy catalogue.

Conditions governing access:

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Access to individual items in Senate House Library archives collections may be restricted under the Data Protection Act or the Freedom of Information Act. Please contact the University Archivist for details. 24 hours notice is required for research visits.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Finding aids:

Typescript catalogue available in the Library's Palaeography Room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

See archivist

Immediate source of acquisition:

Found in a copy of Sir R F D Palgrave's The House of Commons (1869) and presented through the Friends of the National Libraries.

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Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Anya Turner.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with 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:
Aug 2008

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