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Collection Level Description: John Johnson Manuscripts

Reference: MSS. Johnson a. 1, b. 1-2, c. 1-38, d. 1-15, e. 1-22, f. 1-4
Title: John Johnson Manuscripts
Dates of Creation: 16th-20th cent.
Extent: 82 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

John de Monins Johnson (1882-1956) was a printer and scholar. He was Printer to the University from 1925 to 1946. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

The John Johnson manuscripts consist of:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The manuscripts were transferred to the Bodleian by the Oxford University Press in 1968.

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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. II, nos. 47691-781.

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Johnson | John De Monins | 1882-1956 | Egyptologist

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