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Correspondence of Alfred Beesley

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About 346 letters addressed to Alfred Beesley, relating to his History of Banbury, in four volumes, with a list of correspondents' names at the commencement of each.

Dates

  • 1838-1848

Extent

4 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 108].
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MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 108-111

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11736

Biographical / Historical

Alfred Beesley (1800-1847) was a historian. 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. 35748-51.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letters were bought from G.A. Poynder, Reading bookseller, in 1912.
Title
Correspondence of Alfred Beesley
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom