Papers of B.H. Streeter
Letters and papers of B.H. Streeter concerning his work on chained libraries, and the restoration of the chained library in Hereford Cathedral. The collection includes photographs, drawings and plans of chained libraries and their fittings.
- [c. 1928-1931]
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. c. 305].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. lett. c. 305-307; Eng. misc. b. 111
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13830
Biographical / Historical
Burnett Hilman Streeter (1874-1937) was Canon of Hereford and a biblical scholar. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
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. 41377-80.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were given to the Library in 1972.
- Some of the visual material was used in B.H. Streeter, The chained library (London, 1931).
- Papers of B.H. Streeter
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description
- Script of description