Percy Noble (d. 1937) was a collector of letters and autographs.
Five volumes of letters and autographs, with biographical notes and portraits, collected by Percy Noble, mainly 19th and 20th century, with an index, by Noble, to the autographs in b. 8-11. Many of the letters are addressed to Sir William Priestley, Sir Edward Ward and members of the Noble family. The collection includes a holograph fragment of 'Mrs Lirriper's lodgings', by Charles Dickens.
The collection was bequeathed to the Library by Percy Noble, 1937.Access Conditions
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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. 37788-93.
Dickens | Charles John Huffam | 1812-1870 | Novelist and Journalist
Noble | Percy | d 1937
Priestley | William Overend | 1829-1900 | Sir | Knight and Physician
Ward | Edward Willis Duncan | 1853-1928 | Sir | 1st Bart