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Manuscripts Collected by Sir Charles Harding Firth

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Manuscripts collected by Sir Charles Harding Firth, with some working papers. The collection includes poetry, ballads, lectures, notebooks of extracts, and letters.

Dates

  • 17th-20th century

Extent

2.5 linaear metres (28 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Firth b. 3].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Firth b. 3-5, c. 14-20, d. 4-15, e. 3-7, g. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13883, 13884

Abstract

Manuscripts collected by Sir Charles Harding Firth (1857-1936), with some working papers.

Biographical / Historical

Sir Charles Harding Firth (1857-1936) was a historian. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was given to the Library by Sir Charles, 1916-30, and his widow, 1936, except for MS. Firth d. 10, which was given to the Library in 1937.
Title
Manuscripts Collected by Sir Charles Harding Firth
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Desription 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