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Collection Level Description: Collections by A.W. Morant

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. c. 149-51
Title: Collections by A.W. Morant
Dates of Creation: 19th cent.
Extent: 3 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Alfred William Morant (1828-81) was an engineer, surveyor and antiquary.

Scope and Content

Heraldic collections from printed and manuscript sources made by A.W. Morant.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collections were bought from Puttick & Simpson in 1882.

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. I, nos. 43616-18.

Access Points


Morant | Alfred William | 1828-1881 | Engineer, Surveyor, and Antiquary

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