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Collection Level Description: Papers of O. G. S. Crawford

Reference: MSS. Crawford 1-136
Title: Papers of O. G. S. Crawford
Dates of Creation: 1832-1957
Extent: 136 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

O. G. S. Crawford (1886-1957) was an archaeologist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Crawford's papers consist of correspondence 1912-13, 1930-57, papers relating to his activities an archaeologist, and some family papers. Most of Crawford's early papers, which he kept at the Ordnance Survey Office, were lost during the bombing of Southampton in November 1940.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed by Crawford, 1957

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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. 38261-396.

Access Points


Crawford | Osbert Guy Stanhope | 1886-1957 | Archaeologist

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