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Collection Level Description: Papers of Sir Edmund Kerchever Chambers

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. c. 717-19, d. 1097, e. 1129-31, f. 637-8; Autogr. e. 10-11; Eng. lett. c. 483-6, d. 471-3
Title: Papers of Sir Edmund Kerchever Chambers
Dates of Creation: 1882-1950
Extent: 18 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Sir Edmund Kerchever Chambers (1866-1954) was an English scholar. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Papers of Sir Edmund Kerchever Chambers, including:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by Chambers's executors in 1955 and his niece in 1960.

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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. 44724-41.

Related Units of Description

See also Papers of Papers of E.K. Chambers.

Access Points

English literature | 19th century

English literature | 20th century

Chambers | Edmund Kerchever | 1866-1954 | Sir | Knight and English Scholar

Greg | Walter Wilson | 1875-1959 | Sir | Knight, Bibliographer, Shakespearean Scholar, and Historian

Sisam | Kenneth | 1887-1971 | author

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