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Collection Level Description: Two Photograph Albums of the Maxse Family

Reference: MSS. Top. gen. d. 62-3
Title: Two Photograph Albums of the Maxse Family
Dates of Creation: [c. 1859-83], 1904-7
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Maxse family

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Augusta Maxse (fl. 1844-1915) married Henry Fitzhardinge Maxse. Ernest George Berkeley Maxse (1863-1943) was their son.

Scope and Content

Two photograph albums of the Maxse family; one album owned by Augusta Maxse containing topographical photographs, mainly of buildings and scenes in Europe, c. 1859-83; and another containing the bookplate of Ernest George Berkeley Maxse (1863-1943) with photographs of people, many in Suffolk and at the British consulate on the island of Réunion, 1904-7.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library in 1975.

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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. 54232-3.

Access Points

Photograph albums

Maxse | family | Effingham



Suffolk (England)

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