Name of creator(s): Blyth, Estelle (1881-1983)
Administrative/Biographical history: Estelle Blyth was born in May 1881, the fourth daughter of the Right Reverend George Francis Popham Blyth and his wife Mary Anne, née Crommelin. Estelle Blyth acted as secretary to her father in his capacity as Bishop in Jerusalem. She was also the secretary to the Palestine Exploration Fund from about 1914. She died on 8 March 1983.
Custodial history: The collection passed from Estelle Blyth to the Ashmolean Museum.
Immediate source of acquisition: The Middle East Centre obtained the collection from the Oriental Institute Library in October 1978.
CONTENT AND STRUCTURE
Scope and content/abstract: Papers relating to the Right Reverend George Francis Popham Blyth, Bishop in Jerusalem; copy of The all highest goes to Jerusalem, being the diary of the German Emperor’s journey to the Holy Land (London, 1918); House of Lords Debates, notes, policy statements, etc. on Palestine 1920-39, with a few press cuttings. Photographic collection.
System of arrangement: Undifferentiated.
ACCESS AND USE
Conditions governing access: Open.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Finding aids: Listed in the Middle East Centre Guide to the Private Papers Collection.
Date(s) of descriptions: September 2002.