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John Johnson Manuscripts

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The John Johnson manuscripts consist of:
  1. Estate papers, domestic accounts and financial records, 1667-1902
  2. Papers concerning the booktrade, 17th-20th cent.
  3. Miscellaneous, 16th-20th cent.
  4. Personal papers of Johson, including correspondence relating to the collection, 17th-20th cent.

Dates

  • 16th-20th cent.

Extent

8.30 Linear metres (82 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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

MSS. Johnson a. 1, b. 1-2, c. 1-38, d. 1-15, e. 1-22, f. 1-4

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13766

Abstract

The Manuscripts of John Johnson (1882-1956).

Biographical / Historical

John de Monins Johnson (1882-1956) was a printer and scholar. He was Printer to the University from 1925 to 1946. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The manuscripts were transferred to the Bodleian by the Oxford University Press in 1968.
Title
John Johnson Manuscripts
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Date
EAD version 2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom