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Archive relating to the Administration of Oxford Covered Market

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Accounts, vouchers, shop rentals and other papers relating to the administration of Oxford covered market, arranged in annual bundles, 1794-1855.

Dates

  • 1794-1855

Extent

0.33 Linear metres (3 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 780, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 780-782

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13294

Abstract

Archive relating to the Administration of Oxford Covered Market, 1794-1855.

Biographical / Historical

Oxford's covered market was created in an effort to make the main streets of the city more presentable. John Gwynn, architect of Magdalen Bridge, drew up the plans and designed the High Street front with its four entrances.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library in 1953.
Title
Catalogue of the archive relating to the Administration of Oxford Covered Market
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Description by Susan Thomas; EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Date
EAD version 2020
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