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Letters to Rupert Simms

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Letters to Rupert Simms, including:
  1. Letters relating to the compilation and publication of his Bibliotheca Staffordiensis (Lichfield, 1894), 1889-1894, 1912
  2. Scrap-book containing similar correspondence, 1889-1890
  3. Correspondence relating mainly to his work as a bookseller and record searcher, 1894-1923

Dates

  • 1889-1923

Extent

6 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. c. 377].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. lett. c. 377-381, d. 372

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12339

Biographical / Historical

Rupert Simms (1853-1937) was a bookseller and Staffordshire antiquary.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letters were bought from Dawsons of Pall Mall in 1975 and Winifred A. Myers in 1976.
Title
Letters to Rupert Simms
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