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Collection Level Description: Papers Accumulated by Sir Arthur Cowley

Reference: MSS. Eng. hist. c. 1045-52
Title: Papers Accumulated by Sir Arthur Cowley
Dates of Creation: 1926-31
Extent: 8 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Sir Arthur Ernest Cowley (1861-1931), was Bodley's Librarian, 1919-31. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Papers accumulated by Sir Arthur Cowley as a member of library sub-committees of the International Committee of Intellectual Co-operation of the League of Nations.

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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. 40061-8.

Access Points


Cowley | Arthur Ernest | 1861-1931 | Sir | Knight and Bodley Librarian

League of Nations | International Committee of Intellectual Co-operation | 1922-1946

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