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Papers of Herbert Davis

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Correspondence and papers of Herbert Davis, including correspondence relating to his edition of the works of Jonathan Swift and to the Oxford University Press series of 'Oxford English Novels'.

Dates

  • 1933-67

Extent

11 shelfmarks (1.21 linear metres)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. c. 521].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. lett. c. 521-7; Eng. misc. c. 786-9

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13563

Biographical / Historical

Herbert John Davis (1893-1967) was Reader in Textual Criticism at Oxford University. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bequaethed to the Library by Herbert Davis in 1967.

Related Materials

See also Photocopies collected by Professor Herbert Davis of manuscripts and printed texts of Swift, (MSS. Facs. b. 47-8, c. 51) also at the Bodleian Library.
Title
Papers of Herbert Davis
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