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Collection Level Description: Papers of H.W.C. Davis

Reference: MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 594-5, c. 598-604, c. 615-19, c. 624, d. 566-96, d. 624-33, e. 432-62, e. 479-518, f. 66
Title: Papers of H.W.C. Davis
Dates of Creation: 19th-20th century
Extent: 128 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Henry William Carless Davis (1874-1928) was Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Notes and lectures, with some miscellaneous papers, of H.W.C. Davis, mainly relating to English and European history.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library, 1967-70.

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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. II, nos. 54797-924.

Access Points

Lectures and lecturing

Davis | Henry William Carless | 1874-1928 | Historian

Europe | History

Great Britain | History

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