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Archive of Herbert Davis

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Correspondence and papers of Herbert Davis, including correspondence relating to his edition of the works of Jonathan Swift and to the Oxford University Press series of 'Oxford English Novels'.

Dates

  • 1933-67

Extent

1.21 Linear metres (11 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. c. 521, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. lett. c. 521-7; Eng. misc. c. 786-9

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13563

Abstract

Archive of Herbert Davis

Biographical / Historical

Herbert John Davis (1893-1967) was Reader in Textual Criticism at Oxford University. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bequaethed to the Library by Herbert Davis in 1967.

Related Materials

See also Photocopies collected by Professor Herbert Davis of manuscripts and printed texts of Swift, (MSS. Facs. b. 47-8, c. 51) also at the Bodleian Library.
Title
Catalogue of the archive of Herbert Davis
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