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Sir Adolphus William Ward: Correspondence

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8406

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, mainly concerning the Cambridge Modern History series of volumes. Letters are addressed to Ward unless otherwise stated.


  • Creation: 1896-1911


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104 item(s) (104 letters paper) : paper

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letters catalogued below were presented to the University Library in 1984 by Ward's grandson, Sir John Barnes.

Related Materials

Ward's own letters to Acton are among the Acton papers in the University Library (MS Add.8119/I/60-160) A large collection of Ward's correspondence, notebooks and papers are at Peterhouse College, Cambridge (MS 953).


See Sir John Barnes' article, 'Acton, Ward and the Cambridge Modern History' (Cambridge Review, 26 February 1982)
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