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Collection Level Description: Manuscripts and Papers of E.A. Reade

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. d. 260-4; Eng. lett. e. 7; Top. Berks. d. 28; Top. Oxon. d. 342-3
Title: Manuscripts and Papers of E.A. Reade
Dates of Creation: 19th cent.
Extent: 9 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Edward Anderdon Reade (1807-86) was a Bengal civil servant and historian. His nephew was William Winwood Reade (1838-75), traveller and novelist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Manuscripts and papers of E.A. Reade, with letters of W.W. Reade, consisting of:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1938.

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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. 45238-46.

Access Points


Parishes | England | Oxfordshire

Diaries | 19th century

Bulwer-Lytton | Rosina Doyle | 1802-1882 | wife of 1st Baron Lytton | novelist

Reade | Edward Anderdon | 1807-1886 | Bengal Civil Servant and Historian

Reade | William Winwood | 1838-1875 | Traveller and Novelist

Ipsden (England)

Ipsden (England) | History

Newnham Murren (England)

North Stoke (Oxfordshire, England)

Oxfordshire (England)

Wallingford (England) | Antiquities

Wallingford (England) | History

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