Papers of E.W.B. Nicholson, including papers relating to Edward Nicholson, father of E.W.B. Nicholson, and correspondence of E.W.B. Nicholson.
Language of Materials
English, Ancient Greek, Latin, German, and Welsh
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. bibl. a. 1].
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MSS. Eng. bibl. a. 1-4, b.1, c. 4, d. 7-8, e. 1; Eng. lang. c. 5-7, f. 1; Eng. misc. a. 4-5, b. 14-18, c. 54-64, c. 66-74, c. 76-85, d. 49-79, e. 56-73, f. 25-26, g. 7; Eng. poet. b. 2, c. 12-15, d. 21, e. 23, g. 1; Eng. th. e. 23; Gr. class. e. 97-98; Lat. misc. d. 35; Mus. c. 43-44, d. 147-148, g. 2-3; Top. Oxon. c. 179-182, d. 114-121, f. 32; Top. Scotland a. 2
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13669
Biographical / Historical
Edward Williams Byron Nicholson (1849-1912) was Bodley's Librarian, a poet, and a Celtic and Biblical scholar. 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. 36056-191.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were bequeathed to the Library by E.W.B. Nicholson in 1912.
- Nicholson Papers
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description