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Collection Level Description: Letters to William Jerdan

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. d. 113-14
Title: Letters to William Jerdan
Dates of Creation: 1821-56
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

William Jerdan (1782-1869) was editor of the Literary Gazette. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Letters to William Jerdan, 1821-56.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letters were bought from H.M. Fletcher in 1948.

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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. I, nos. 41655-6.

Access Points

Journalists | 19th century

Jerdan | William | 1782-1869 | Journalist

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