Collections by Falconer Madan
Collections by Falconer Madan relating to chess, mainly printed items and cuttings, with some correspondence.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. d. 258].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. misc. d. 258-259
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13791
Biographical / Historical
Falconer Madan (1851-1935) was Bodley's Librarian, a palaeographer and bibliographer. 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. 45236-7.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collections were bought from Blackwell's in 1938.
- Collections by Falconer Madan
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description