Papers relating to the Richardson family, to Abingdon and to Blewbury. The collection appears to have been formed by William H. Richardson.
- Creation: 19th-20th century
1.71 Linear metres (18 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. b. 10, fols. 1-2].
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
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.
- Richardson Papers
- Collection Level Description and EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
- EAD version 2020
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