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Collection Level Description: 19th-century Drawings and Water-colours

Reference: MSS. Drawings gen. a. 3-4, b. 3-5, c. 2-5; Top. gen. a. 6, c. 34; Top. Scotland c. 1
Title: 19th-century Drawings and Water-colours
Dates of Creation: 19th cent.
Extent: 12 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Archibald Leslie-Melville, 13th Earl of Leven

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Archibald Leslie-Melville, 13th Earl of Leven (1890-1947). Details are given in Who Was Who.

Scope and Content

Collection of 19th-century drawings and water-colours, mainly topographical, compiled by Archibald Leslie-Melville.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was given to the Library by Archibald Leslie-Melville in 1920.

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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. 39390-401.

Access Points

Drawings, English

Watercolours, English

Leslie-Melville | Archibald | 1890-1947 | 13th Earl of Leven

Great Britain | Topography

Italy | Topography

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