Letters of Antiquarians
Two volumes of letters of antiquarians, including letters to W.D. Cooper, 1862-3, and C. Roach Smith, 1840-84.
- 19th-20th cent.
2 shelfmarks (0.22 linear metres)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. d. 169].
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MSS. Eng. lett. d. 169-70
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 8504
Biographical / Historical
Various 19th- and 20th-century antiquarians, including William Durrant Cooper (1812-75) and Charles Roach Smith (1807-90). Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
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. 41683-4.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The letters were bought from Myers & Co. in 1956.
- Letters of Antiquarians
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description