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Archive of T.W. Thompson

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Papers of T.W. Thompson relating to gipsies, consisting of:
  1. Papers relating to European gipsies, including French gipsies, c. 1911-1937
  2. Papers relating to gipsy language, including a dictionary, 1874, n.d.
  3. Papers concerning gipsy folk tales, c. 1910-1943
  4. Genealogical papers, including pedigrees of gipsy families, c. 1909-1950
  5. Printed items concerning gipsies, 19th-20th cent.
  6. Thirteen boxes of lantern slides, mainly of gipsies and gipsy life

Dates

  • 19th-20th cent.

Extent

2.00 Linear metres (28 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. b. 342, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. b. 342, c. 762-770, d. 1184-1191, e. 1281-1292, f. 721-758, g. 261-273

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13916

Abstract

Archive of T.W. Thompson

Biographical / Historical

Thomas William Thompson (d. 1968) was a folklorist.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bequeathed to the Library by T.W. Thompson in 1968.
Title
Catalogue of the archive of T.W. Thompson
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Date
EAD version 2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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