Herbert John Davis (1893-1967) was Reader in Textual Criticism at Oxford University. Details are given in Who Was Who.
Correspondence and papers of Herbert Davis, including correspondence relating to his edition of the works of Jonathan Swift and to the Oxford University Press series of 'Oxford English Novels'.
The papers were bequaethed to the Library by Herbert Davis in 1967.Access Conditions
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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. 41471-81.Related Units of Description
Photocopies collected by Davis of manuscripts and printed texts of Swift.
Davis | Herbert John | 1893-1967 | English Scholar
Swift | Jonathan | 1667-1745 | Dean of St Patrick's, Dublin, and Satirist