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Reference numberMS/583
LevelSeries
TitleCopy diaries of John Frederick William Herschel
Date1834-1871
DescriptionFamily transcriptions of original diaries kept by Sir John Herschel. Early volumes are occasionally endorsed by his son, Sir William James Herschel, who succeeded as 2nd baronet and by the transcriber, Louisa Gordon. With an index of names by Louisa Gordon.

There are a few gaps in the coverage of the diaries, with no copies for 1856, 1859
Extent37 volumes
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionOn paper
ArrangementChronological by year.
Access statusOpen
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