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Archive of the Buckler and Hollis Families


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Drawings, prints and other papers of the Buckler and Hollis families, including:

  1. Topographical engravings and drawings by John Buckler, R.C. Buckler, George Buckler, and J.C. Buckler
  2. Engravings by Thomas and George Hollis for Monumental effigies of Great Britain, pts. i-vi


  • Creation: 19th century


2.28 Linear metres (24 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. gen. a. 11, fols. 1-2].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Top. gen. a. 11-19, b. 65-71, c. 103, e. 131-134; Eng. lett. a. 1, c. 335, d. 351

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12824


Drawings, prints and other papers of the Buckler and Hollis families, 19th century.

Biographical / Historical

The Buckler family includes John Buckler (1770-1851), topographical artist, architect and antiquary, Richard C. Buckler (1802-1829), George Buckler (1811-1886), and John Chessell Buckler (1793-1894), architect and antiquary. The Hollis family includes Thomas Hollis (1818-1843), topographical engraver, and George Hollis (1793-1842), topographical engraver. Details for John Buckler, Thomas Hollis and George Hollis are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was bought from F.J. Carlos in 1975.

Catalogue of the archive of the Buckler and Hollis Families
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
EAD version 2019
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Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom