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Collection Level Description: Papers of Strickland Gibson

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. c. 591-6, d. 524-5; Eng. misc. c. 857
Title: Papers of Strickland Gibson
Dates of Creation: 1897-1948
Extent: 9 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Strickland Gibson (1877-1958), a member of the Bodleian staff from 1891, and Sub-Librarian 1931-45. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers of Strickland Gibson, consisting of:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by Gibson, c. 1950.

Access Conditions

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Further Information

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. 41563-71.

Related Units of Description

See also Manuscripts Collected by Strickland Gibson ([pr. bk.].

Access Points


Gibson | Strickland | 1877-1958 | Librarian and Bibliographer

Johnson | John De Monins | 1882-1956 | Egyptologist

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