Collections and notes for a history of Coventry
Collections and notes for a history of Coventry, chiefly made by William Reader, printer in that town, in about 1814-1844.
- Creation: c.1814-1844
0.55 Linear metres (5 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Warwickshire c. 4, fols. 1-2].
Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Top. Warwickshire c. 4-8
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 18673
Collections and notes for a history of Coventry, written chiefly in about A.D. 1814-1844 by W. Reader.
Biographical / Historical
William Reader (1782–1852) was a newspaper proprietor and topographer.
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. V, nos. 28854-28858.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These volumes and three large volumes containing printed broadsides, flysheets, etc., with some manuscript pieces (now Warwickshire b. 1-3, 3*), 'all relating to Coventry, were bought as no. 28844 on August 20, 1863, for £35.
- Collections and notes for a history of Coventry
- EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
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