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Collection Level Description: Collection of Photographs by John Mitchinson

Reference: MSS. Top. eccles. b. 24-33
Title: Collection of Photographs by John Mitchinson
Dates of Creation: Late 19th-early 20th cent.
Extent: 10 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

John Mitchinson (1833-1918) was Canon of Gloucester and Master of Pembroke College, Oxford. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Scope and Content

Collection of photographs by John Mitchinson to record the architectural remains of religious houses in Great Britain, late 19th-early 20th century, with notes on each foundation from printed sources. In each volume there is an index of places and a printed sheet of 'prolegomena' describing the scope and contents of the work.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was given to the Library by John Mitchinson in 1916.

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. 53924-33.

Related Units of Description

A companion volume of photographs of cathedrals of England and Wales is [pr. bk.] G.A. Eccles. Top. b. 6.

Access Points


Religious Institutions

Mitchinson | John | 1833-1918 | Canon of Gloucester and Master of Pembroke College, Oxford

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