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Richardson Papers

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Papers relating to the Richardson family, to Abingdon and to Blewbury. The collection appears to have been formed by William H. Richardson.

Dates

  • 19th-20th century

Extent

1.71 Linear metres (18 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. b. 10, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. b. 10, c. 46-47; Top. Berks. b. 7, c. 17-23, e. 9-15

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13418

Abstract

Richardson Papers

Biographical / Historical

William Henry Richardson (1836-1909) was a schoolmaster and antiquary.

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. 35161-35178.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were presented to the Library by W.W. Richardson, of Kensington, London, in 1910.

Related Materials

See also Collections of W.H. Richardson, (Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. misc. b. 24-25, d. 98).

MS. Top. Berks. c. 24 (printed papers and cuttings relating to Blewbury) contains some manuscript letters and notes.
Title
Richardson Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Description and EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Date
EAD version 2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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