Papers of Herbert Davis
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'.
11 shelfmarks (1.21 linear metres)
Language of Materials
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.
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. 41471-81.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were bequaethed to the Library by Herbert Davis in 1967.
- Papers of Herbert Davis
- Emily Tarrant
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