Collection Level Description: Tracing and Drawings of Watermarks by Edward Heawood
Reference: MS. Eng. misc. c. 272/1-7
Title: Tracing and Drawings of Watermarks by Edward Heawood
Dates of Creation: 20th cent.
Extent: 7 shelfmarks
Language of Material: English
Edward Heawood (1863-1949) was Librarian to the Royal Geographical Society, 1901-34, and Librarian Emeritus since 1934. Details
are given in Who Was Who.
Scope and Content
Tracings and drawings of watermarks by Edward Heawood, many printed in his Watermarks mainly of the 17th and 18th centuries (Hilversum, 1950).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was given to the Library by the compiler in 1944.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a
valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see
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. 43715-21.
Heawood | Edward | 1863-1949 | librarian
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