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Papers of Henry William Carless Davis, mainly relating to his work as editor of the Dictionary of National Biography

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MS. Eng. c. 7042

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(fols. 1-178) letters to Davis, from colleagues, contributors, and friends, 1919-1927, including:
  1. (fols. 1-6) David George Hogarth, 1919
  2. (fols. 11-12, 24, 31, 45-9, 57-8, 61-2, 68-73, 142, 166) Robert William Chapman, 1920-1927
  3. (fol. 20) John Alexander Smith, 1920
  4. (fols. 43-4) John Sargeaunt, 1921
  5. (fols. 54-5) Edmund William Gosse, 1921
  6. (fols. 85-6, 170-1) Robert Seymour Bridges, 1922
  7. (fol. 89) George Earle Buckle, 1922
  8. (fol. 112) George Gerald Stoney, 1923
  9. (fol. 118) Bruce Richmond, 1923
  10. (fol. 125) Francis Ernest Hutchinson, 1923
  11. (fols. 130-2, 155) Catherine Robson, widow of William Snowdon Robson, 1923-1924
  12. (fol. 134) Geoffrey Dawson, 1924
  13. (fol. 137) Dougal Orme Malcolm, 1924
  14. (fol. 138) Arthur Smithells, 1924
  15. (fol. 146) George Mackinnon Wrong, 1924
  16. (fols. 149-50) Andrew Cecil Bradley, 1924
  17. (fols. 157-9) James Tait, 1924
  18. (fols. 167-8) Hugh Chisholm, nd
(fols. 179-82) letters from Davis to prospective contributors, 1921

(fols. 183-259) reports, memoranda and miscellaneous papers, relating to the proposed revision of the DNB and the selection of suitable entrants, 1920-1923

(fols. 260-74) correspondence between Geoffrey Baskerville, Robert William Chapman, Vivian Hunter Galbraith and J.R.H. Weaver, together with a report, 1929, relating to the possible completion of Davis's calendar of royal charters, Regesta Regum Anglo-Normannorum vol. i (Oxford, 1913)

Dates

  • 1904-1960

Extent

177 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 7042, fols. 1-2].
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MS. Eng. c. 7042

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 14903

Overview

Papers of Henry William Carless Davis, mainly relating to his work as editor of the Dictionary of National Biography

Biographical / Historical

Henry William Carless Davis (1874-1928) was Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Trinity College, University of Oxford, 1988.
Title
Papers of Henry William Carless Davis, mainly relating to his work as editor of the Dictionary of National Biography
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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