Catalogue of papers of William Lionel Hichens
Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
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Correspondence and papers of William Lionel Hichens (1874-1940), mainly relating
to industrial and political affairs.
Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. hist. c. 1037-1038, d. 484
Extent: 3 shelfmarks
William Lionel Hichens (1874-1940) was an industrialist and businessman. He was Chairman
of Cammell Laird, shipbuilders, steelmakers, and armaments manufacturers and Chairman of
the English Electric Company. Details are given in the Dictionary of National
Given to the Library by Mrs. Hermione Hichens in 1979.
Preferred Form of Citation
Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g.
MS. Eng. hist. c. 1037, fols. 1-2].
See also The diaries of Lionel Hichens, General Sir Neville Lyttelton and Lady
Lyttelton (MSS. Eng. hist. e. 372-380, f. 33-84).
Personal names (NCA Rules)
William Lionel | 1874-1940 | businessman
Hichens | Mary Hermione | fl 1918-1926 |
nee Lyttleton | wife of William Lionel Hichens
Industrialists -- Industrial policy -- Great Britain
|Correspondence and papers of William Lionel Hichens, mainly relating to
industrial and political affairs, 1898-1932
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 1037
Extent: 201 leaves
|Similar correspondence and papers, 1933-40,
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 1038
Extent: 196 leaves
Scope and Content:
- (fols. 124-34) letters to Hermione Hichens, 1918-1926
- (fols. 134-45) miscellaneous family letters, 1889-1895
- (fols. 146-68) printed addresses, 1916-1937
- (fols. 172-96) xerographic copies of newspaper cuttings, 1899-1912
|Printed pamphlets, 1918-
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. d. 484
Extent: 9 items
Scope and Content:
- (item 2) W. L. Hichens, The Functions of the Government in Relation
to Industry (London, 1918)
- (item 8) Harold MacMillan, The State and Industry (London,
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