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Papers and correspondence of Strickland Gibson, Sub-Librarian of the Bodleian

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MS. Eng. c. 2011
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  1. (fols. 1-32) printed sheets, typescript notes, and timetables for bibliography classes, 1943-5, n.d., given to Herbert Davis by Gibson, 1950 (note on fol. 1)
  2. (fols. 33-41) items privately printed by Gibson, 1937-48
  3. (fols. 42-59) letters from Gibson to Herbert Davis, 1951-8
  4. (fols. 60-93) letters to Gibson (arranged alphabetically), 1927-50, mainly relating to the Oxford Bibliographical Society


  • Creation: 1931-58


93 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

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Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 2011, fols. 1-2].

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MS. Eng. c. 2011

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 6919


Papers and correspondence of Strickland Gibson (1877-1958), Sub-Librarian of the Bodleian

Biographical / Historical

Strickland Gibson (1877-1958), a member of the Bodleian staff from 1891, and Sub-Librarian 1931-45.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Fols. 1-32, 42-59 given by Herbert Davis, date not recorded; transferred from Dept. of Printed Books, 1989.

Related Materials

These papers supplement those in MSS. Eng. lett. c. 591-6, d. 524-5; Eng. misc. c. 857 (see 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. 41563-71.

Papers and correspondence of Strickland Gibson, Sub-Librarian of the Bodleian
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