Archive of Percy Noble
Five volumes of letters and autographs, with biographical notes and portraits, collected by Percy Noble, mainly 19th and 20th century, with an index, by Noble, to the autographs in b. 8-11. Many of the letters are addressed to Sir William Priestley, Sir Edward Ward and members of the Noble family. The collection includes a holograph fragment of 'Mrs Lirriper's lodgings', by Charles Dickens.
- Creation: 19th-20th century
0.54 Linear metres (6 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Autogr. b. 8, fols. 1-2].
Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Autogr. b. 8-11, c. 17-18
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13270
Five volumes of letters and autographs, with biographical notes and portraits, collected by Percy Noble, mainly 19th and 20th century, with an index.
Biographical / Historical
Percy Noble (d. 1937) was a collector of letters and autographs.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 37788-93.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was bequeathed to the Library by Percy Noble, 1937.
- Catalogue of archive of Percy Noble
- Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
- EAD version 2019
- Language of description
- Script of description