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Collection Level Description: Papers of the Parker Family, Booksellers and Publishers

Reference: MSS. Top. Oxon. b. 297, c. 787, d. 992, e. 635-7
Title: Papers of the Parker Family, Booksellers and Publishers
Dates of Creation: 1751-1921
Extent: 6 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

The Parker family were booksellers and publishers of Oxford.

Scope and Content

Papers of the Parker family, consisting of correspondence, newscuttings, photographs, biographical collections on the Parker family and Oxford printers associated with the family, and pedigrees.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

The papers were formerly owned by Mrs I. Hore.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by the Worcestershire Archaeological Society in 1952.

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

A full description is available in the Library.

Access Points

Booksellers and bookselling

Publishers and publishing

Parker | family | booksellers and publishers | Oxford

Oxford (England)


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