Collection Level Description: Papers of Margaret H. Oertel
Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. d. 480-2; Eng. misc. c. 784, e. 1314-16
Title: Papers of Margaret H. Oertel
Dates of Creation: 1900-42
Extent: 7 shelfmarks
Language of Material: English
Margaret H. Oertel was the wife of Frederick Oscar Oertel, engineer in the Indian Public Works Department.
Scope and Content
Letters and papers of Margaret H. Oertel, consisting of:
- Letters from Margaret Oertel in India to her family in England, written as a journal, mainly
- Letters and papers of Margaret Oertel, 1900-42, including some photographs of Indian scenes
- Notebooks of Margaret Oertel, compiled in India, containing occasional diary entries and descriptions of
special occasions and events, 1903-6, 1905-12, 1915
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were given to the Indian Institute in 1967, and transferred to the Bodleian in 1975.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a
valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the
Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 41783-9.
Oertel | Margaret H | fl 1900-1942
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