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  • Title
    Goldsmith's Library of Economic Literature; Herbert Somerton Foxwell
  • Held at
  • Reference
    MS790
  • Date
    1901-1916
  • Creator
    Foxwell, Herbert Somerton (1849-1936) economist and bibliographerMore Info on Creator
  • Scope and Content
    Letters of Foxwell, officials of the University of London and members of the Goldsmith's Company with Sir Walter S. Prideaux, Clerk of the Goldsmith's Company, 1901-1916, generally relating to the library of economic literature, most notably its transfer to the University of London.
  • Conditions of access
    Open for research. Access to individual items in Senate House Library archives collections may be restricted under the Data Protection Act or the Freedom of Information Act. See Archivist for details. At least 24 hours notice is necessary for research visits.
  • Exent
    c 330 items
  • Language
    English
  • System of Arrangement
    Filed and listed in chronological order; where this differs from the original order imposed by the Goldsmith's Company, the original number may be found in red ink - the Goldsmith's file numbers are M66-M69.
  • Finding aids
    Handlists of letters and papers relating to Herbert Somerton Foxwell, (1849-1936) compiled by T.D. Rogers. A non-searchable pdf copy of this is attached to this collection-level description. The Foxwell deposits are also described in the Catalogue of the Goldsmith's Library of Economic Literature compiled by Margaret Canney and David Knott (Athlone Press, 1981).
  • Related files
  • Related
    See also MS602 and MS789. Further material relating to Herbert Somerton Foxwell may be found at the Baker Library, Harvard Business School; the British Library of Political and Economic Science, London; Kings College Modern Archive Centre, Cambridge University; the Bishopsgate Institute, London; Cambridge University Library; the Marshall Library of Economics, Cambridge University; St John's College Library, Cambridge University; the British Library, London; the University of Toronto Library, Canada; and the Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University, New York.
  • Level of description
    fonds
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