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Collection Level Description: Papers of J.E.C. Bodley

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. c. 356, d. 357-66, d. 498-508, e. 459-62; Eng. lett. c. 188, d. 173-4, e. 72; French d. 29
Title: Papers of J.E.C. Bodley
Dates of Creation: 1874-1925
Extent: 31 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English and French

Administrative/Biographical History

John Edward Courtenay Bodley (1853-1925) was a barrister and historian. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Letters and papers of J.E.C. Bodley and of his family, consisting of:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by Bodley's widow in 1953, 1955 and 1956.

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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. 43793-823.

Related Units of Description

Certificates are separately catalogued in the Library as MSS. Ch. London & Middx. 503, Ch. Oxon. 4480-4.

Access Points

Diaries | 19th century

Bodley | John | 1922-1944

Bodley | John Edward Courtenay | 1853-1925 | Civil Servant and Historian

Bodley | Miles | 1921-1944

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