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Collection Level Description: Folklore Notes of Rev. Addison Crofton

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. e. 39-42
Title: Folklore Notes of Rev. Addison Crofton
Dates of Creation: 1901
Extent: 4 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Rev. Addison Crofton of Settle.

Scope and Content

Folklore notes by Crofton, consisting of copies of nursery rhymes, country songs, words used in children's games, proverbs, and the like, chiefly in verse, with notes.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was presented to the Library by Crofton in 1902.

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Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, nos. 33079-82.

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Nursery rhymes


Crofton | Addison | 1846-1904 | clergyman

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