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Collection Level Description: Papers of the Buckler and Hollis Families

Reference: MSS. Top. gen. a. 11-19, b. 65-71, c. 103, e. 131-4; Eng. lett. a. 1, c. 335, d. 351
Title: Papers of the Buckler and Hollis Families
Dates of Creation: 19th cent.
Extent: 24 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

The Buckler family includes John Buckler (1770-1851), topographical artist, architect and antiquary, Richard C. Buckler (1802-1829), George Buckler (1811-1886), and John Chessell Buckler (1793-1894), architect and antiquary. The Hollis family includes Thomas Hollis (1818-1843), topographical engraver, and George Hollis (1793-1842), topographical engraver. Details for John Buckler, Thomas Hollis and George Hollis are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Drawings, prints and other papers of the Buckler and Hollis families, including:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was bought from F.J. Carlos in 1975.

Access Conditions

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Further Information

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. II, nos. 54067-90.

Access Points

Topographical drawing

Buckler | George | 1811-1886

Buckler | John | 1770-1851 | Topographical Artist Architect and Antiquary

Buckler | John Chessell | 1793-1894 | Architect and Antiquary

Buckler | Richard C | 1802-1829

Hollis | George | 1793-1842 | Topographical Engraver

Hollis | Thomas | 1818-1843 | Topographical Engraver

Buckler | family

Hollis | family

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