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Correspondence and papers of Neil R. Ker, mainly relating to his family and career, 1941-1982 and n.d. [c.1960]

MS. 21050/75
Held in our offsite storage facility

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Comprises papers relating to:

Folder 1: Ker family genealogy from c.1357 to 1815, 1954-1965 and n.d. [c.1960]

Folder 2: civil and academic honours awarded to Ker, 1959-1979

Folder 3: Ker's appointments and elections to posts and committees, 1941-1975

Folder 4: donations and presentations made by Ker to institutions and societies, mainly letters of thanks, 1942-1977

Folder 5: M.B. Parkes and A.G.Watson, Medieval Scribes, Manuscripts and Libraries: Essays presented to N.R. Ker (Scolar Press, 1978), [1978]

Folder 6: visits and events attended, comprising photographs of Ker with collaborators and friends, 1971-1979

Folder 7: contract between Ker and the Clarendon Press for the publication of Catalogue of Manuscripts Containing Anglo-Saxon (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1957), 3 May 1952

Folder 8: correspondence and papers relating to the examination by Ker of a thesis entitled 'The Library and Archives of Bury St. Edmunds Abbey' by Rodney M. Thomson, Sydney University, for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, 1973-1974 (= Closed).

Folder 9: order of service for, and text of an address by Prof. T.J. Brown, for a memorial service for Neil R. Ker at Magdalen College, Oxford, 13 Nov 1982


  • Creation: 1941-1982 and n.d. [c.1960]


1 box (9 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English

Conditions Governing Access

Some material is closed.


MS. 21050/75

Former reference:

Ker Papers Box 28 part

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom