Hampshire Collections of Sir Frederic Madden
'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
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Hants. e. 1, fols. 1-2].
Full range of shelfmarks:
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.
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.
- Hampshire Collections of Sir Frederic Madden
- Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
- EAD version 2020
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