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Collection Level Description: Manuscripts Collected by Strickland Gibson

Reference: [pr. bk.] Gibson 47, 48, 236, 282
Title: Manuscripts Collected by Strickland Gibson
Dates of Creation: 16th-19th cent.
Extent: 4 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

Four manuscripts from the collection of volumes assembled by Strickland Gibson for the study and teaching of bibliography.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The manuscripts were given to the Library by Strickland Gibson in 1952.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

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. II, nos. 47256-9.

Related Units of Description

See also Papers of Strickland Gibson.

Access Points


Gibson | Strickland | 1877-1958 | Librarian and Bibliographer

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