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Collection Level Description: Collections of W.H. Richardson

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. b. 24-5, d. 98
Title: Collections of W.H. Richardson
Dates of Creation: 17th-19th cent.
Extent: 3 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

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

Scope and Content

Collections of W.H. Richardson relating to the Richardson family.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collections were given to the Library by W.W. Richardson in 1919.

Access Conditions

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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. 42048-60.

Related Units of Description

See also Richardson Papers.

Access Points


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

Richardson | family

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