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Collection Level Description: Exercise Books of Edmund Palmer

Reference: MSS. Eng. hist. d. 181-4
Title: Exercise Books of Edmund Palmer
Dates of Creation: [c. 1898-9]
Extent: 4 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English



Scope and Content

Four exercise books containing charts and notes by Edmund Palmer concerning the first voyage of Columbus to America.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The exercise books were given to the Library in 1940.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).

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. 40136-9.

Access Points

Columbus | Christopher | 1451-1506 | Master Mariner and Navigator

Palmer | Edmund | fl 1898-1899

America | Discovery and exploration | Spanish


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