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Archive of Eric Taverner

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Papers of Eric Taverner relating to angling. The collection includes:
  1. Typescript drafts, with manuscript additions, of a history of angling in Britain from the 15th to the 19th century
  2. Typescript articles, drafts and fair copies, mainly on angling, 1935-1945
  3. Correspondence of Taverner mainly relating to angling, 1916-1955
  4. Fishing books, with notes on angling, and a few photographs, 1923-1942
  5. Notes on salmon fishing by A.B. Russell, n.d.

Dates

  • 20th century

Extent

1.17 Linear metres (15 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 773, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. c. 773-778, e. 1303-1309, f. 762; Eng. lett. c. 515

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13930

Abstract

Archive of Eric Taverner

Biographical / Historical

Eric Taverner (fl. 1916-1955) was an angler.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1974.
Title
Catalogue of the archive of Eric Taverner
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

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom