Hampshire Collections of Sir Frederic Madden
Collections compiled by Madden relating to the county of Hampshire.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Hants. e. 1].
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MSS. Top. Hants. e. 1-7
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13198
Biographical / Historical
Sir Frederic Madden (1801-1873), Keeper of Manuscripts, British Museum, 1837-1866, was an antiquary and palaeographer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, nos. 31140-6.
The manuscripts were purchased by Lord Brabourne at the L.L Hartley sale, 3 May 1886.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The manuscripts were bought by the Library at Lord Brabourne's sale in 1891.
- Hampshire Collections of Sir Frederic Madden
- Emily Tarrant
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