Various 19th- and 20th-century antiquarians, including William Durrant Cooper (1812-75) and Charles Roach Smith (1807-90). Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Two volumes of letters of antiquarians, including letters to W.D. Cooper, 1862-3, and C. Roach Smith, 1840-84.
The letters were bought from Myers & Co. in 1956.Access Conditions
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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. 41683-4.
Cooper | William Durrant | 1812-1875 | Antiquary
Smith | Charles Roach | 1807-1890 | Antiquary