Correspondence of Falconer Madan
Correspondence of Falconer Madan relating to Lewis Carroll, mainly concerning the London exhibition to mark the centenary of Carroll's birth.
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Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. c. 516].
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MSS. Eng. lett. c. 516-18, d. 483
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13790
Biographical / Historical
Falconer Madan (1851-1935) was Bodley's Librarian, a palaeographer and bibliographer. Details are given in Who Was Who.
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. 41463-6.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The correspondence was given by F.F. Madan to C.J. Hindle for the Bodleian in 1947; and given to the Libary by Hindle on his retirement in 1963.
- Correspondence of Falconer Madan
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