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Collection Level Description: Papers Collected by T.W. Hanson

Reference: MSS. Hanson 1-19
Title: Papers Collected by T.W. Hanson
Dates of Creation: 18th-20th cent.
Extent: 19 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Thomas William Hanson was an antiquary.

Scope and Content

Papers collected by T.W. Hanson, mainly of or relating to the Edwards family of Halifax, Yorkshire, booksellers and binders.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought from T.W. Hanson and given to the Library by the Friends of the Bodleian in 1966.

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. 47562-80.

Access Points


Booksellers and bookselling

Hanson | Thomas William | 1877-1967 | antiquary

Edwards | family | booksellers and bookbinders | Halifax, Yorkshire

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