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Collection Level Description: Papers of Henry Minn

Reference: MSS. Top. Oxon. b. 290, c. 763-6, d. 944-67, e. 618-26, f. 97-8, g. 21
Title: Papers of Henry Minn
Dates of Creation: 19th-20th cent.
Extent: 41 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Henry Minn (1870-1961) was an Oxford watch maker, antiquary and, from 1935, a member of the Bodleian Library's extra staff.

Scope and Content

Papers of Henry Minn, mainly transcripts and extracts from records, with some records of Oxford societies and manuscripts collected by Minn.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bequeathed to the Library by Minn in 1961.

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/).

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. 54509-14.

Related Units of Description

See also Henry Minn Collection and Topographical Collections of Henry Minn.

Access Points

Societies | England | Oxford

Minn | Henry | 1870-1961 | Clockmaker and Antiquary

Oxford (England)

Oxfordshire (England)


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