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Archive of B.H. Streeter

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Letters and papers of B.H. Streeter concerning his work on chained libraries, and the restoration of the chained library in Hereford Cathedral. The collection includes photographs, drawings and plans of chained libraries and their fittings.

Dates

  • [c. 1928-1931]

Extent

0.44 Linear metres (4 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. c. 305, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. lett. c. 305-307; Eng. misc. b. 111

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13830

Abstract

Archive of B.H. Streeter

Biographical / Historical

Burnett Hilman Streeter (1874-1937) was Canon of Hereford and a biblical scholar. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1972.

Bibliography

  • Some of the visual material was used in B.H. Streeter, The chained library (London, 1931).
Title
Catalogue of the archive of B.H. Streeter
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
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom