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Collection Level Description: Richardson Papers

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. b. 10, c. 46-7; Top. Berks. b. 7, c. 17-23, e. 9-15
Title: Richardson Papers
Dates of Creation: 19th-20th cent.
Extent: 17 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

William Henry Richardson (1836-1909) was a schoolmaster and antiquary.

Scope and Content

Papers relating to the Richardson family, to Abingdon and to Blewbury. The collection appears to have been formed by William H. Richardson.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were presented to the Library by W.W. Richardson, of Kensington, London, in 1910.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, nos. 35161-78.

Related Units of Description

See also Collections of W.H. Richardson.

Access Points

Richardson | William Henry | 1836-1909 | Schoolmaster and Antiquary

Abingdon (England)

Berkshire (England)

Blewbury (England)

Oxfordshire (England)

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