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Topographical Collections of Henry Minn

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Topographical collections of Henry Minn consisting of:
  1. A photographic record, with annotations, of the streets and buildings of Oxford. The arrangement of the volumes is based on the old ward boundaries within the city walls
  2. Correspondence, notes, and an annotated and illustrated catalogue of the Oxford Millenary Exhibtion, 1912
  3. Notes on Cassington, Yarnton and Eynsham in Oxfordshire

Dates

  • 20th century

Extent

24 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 489].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 489-509, d. 512-513, e. 384

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13580

Biographical / Historical

Henry Minn (1870-1961) was an Oxford watch maker. He was also a devoted Oxford antiquary and was one of the most active members of the Committee of the Oxford Millenary Exhibition in 1912. From 1935 he was a member of the extra staff of Bodleian Library and catalogued topographical prints and drawings. During the latter part of his life he lived at The Old Manor in Cassington, Oxfordshire, and there wrote the history of the parish.

Other Finding Aids

P.S. Spokes, Summary Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library relating to the city county and university of Oxford. Accessions from 1916 to 1962 (Oxford, 1964).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collections were bequeathed to the Library by Henry Minn in 1961.

Related Materials

See also Henry Minn Collection, (Shelfmarks: MSS. Minn 1-22, 25-6, 28, 30-33, 35-39, 42, 46, 48, 55-58, 60-74, 77, 79-81, 83-92, 94, 96, 99-106, 108-109, 114-117, 134-138/1, 140, 144, 146-149, 151, 153-166, 169-177, 182-184, 187-189, 191, 195-208, 213-218, 220a-221e, 222a-241) and Papers of Henry Minn, (Shelfmarks: MSS. Minn 1-22, 25-26, 28, 30-33, 35-39, 42, 46, 48, 55-58, 60-74, 77, 79-81, 83-92, 94, 96, 99-106, 108-109, 114-117, 134-138/1, 140, 144, 146-149, 151, 153-166, 169-177, 182-184, 187-189, 191, 195-208, 213-218, 220a-221e, 222a-241).
Title
Topographical Collections of Henry Minn
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom