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Archive of (Arthur) St. John Adcock


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Papers of (Arthur) St. John Adcock, including:

  1. Correspondence, 1885-1930
  2. Manuscript and typescript, verse, plays, short stories, essays, articles and reviews, and lectures, 1882-1930
  3. Notebooks containing cuttings, from newspapers and periodicals, of verse, short stories and articles, 1882-1910
  4. Journal, January 1885-June 1886, consisting mainly of notes on books read and on literary matters
  5. Notebooks containing verse, notes and drafts of short stories and essays
  6. Album of Marion L. Taylor (later Mrs St. John Adcock), containing photographs, greetings cards and press cuttings, c. 1879-1890


  • Creation: 19th-20th century


4.03 Linear metres (71 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 710, fols. 1-2].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. c. 710-713, d. 1093-1095, e. 1061-1124, f. 627-636, g. 210-211; Eng. lett. c. 477-478, d. 470; Eng. poet. c. 69-70, e. 169-171

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13534


Archive of (Arthur) St. John Adcock

Biographical / Historical

(Arthur) St. John Adcock (1864-1930) was a novelist and journalist. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by Adcock's daughter in 1974, along with MS. Eng. misc. b. 247.

Catalogue of the archive of (Arthur) St. John Adcock
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
EAD version 2019
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom