Benson Family Papers (ii)
Benson family papers, including correspondence and papers, 1770-1823, and a sketch-book of Mary E. Benson, 1874-1983.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 512; Top. gen. d. 57].
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MSS. Eng. misc. c. 512; Top. gen. d. 57
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12787
Biographical / Historical
The Benson family of Halifax, Yorks, were ancestors of E.W. Benson, Archbishop of Canterbury.
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. 44119-20.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were bought from Peter Eaton in 1971.
- Benson Family Papers (ii)
- Emily Tarrant
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