Falconer Madan (1851-1935) was Bodley's Librarian, a palaeographer and bibliographer. Details are given in Who Was Who.
Collections by Falconer Madan relating to chess, mainly printed items and cuttings, with some correspondence.
The collections were bought from Blackwell's in 1938.Access Conditions
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).
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. 45236-7.Related Units of Description
See also Correspondence of Falconer Madan.
Madan | Falconer | 1851-1935 | Bodley's Librarian, Palaeographer, Bibliographer
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