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Hampshire Collections of Sir Frederic Madden


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'Collections relative to the county of Hampshire from inedited MSS., with a view towards a Future History of that County. F. M.' i.e. Sir Frederick Madden, dated 1830-1833.


  • Creation: 1830-1833


6 boxes (0.30 Linear metres)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Hants. e. 1, fols. 1-2].

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MSS. Top. Hants. e. 1-7

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13198


Hampshire Collections of Sir Frederic Madden.

Biographical / Historical

Sir Frederic Madden (1801-1873), Keeper of Manuscripts, British Museum, 1837-1866, was an antiquary and palaeographer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, nos. 31140-31146.

Custodial History

The manuscripts were purchased by Lord Brabourne at the L.L Hartley sale, 3 May 1886.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The manuscripts were bought by the Library at Lord Brabourne's sale in 1891.

Related Materials

See also Journal of Sir Frederic Madden (MSS. Eng. hist. c. 140-82; Eng. misc. c. 96, d. 99-100, f. 35).

Hampshire Collections of Sir Frederic Madden
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom