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Collection Level Description: Topographical Collections of Henry Minn

Reference: MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 489-509, d. 512-13, e. 384
Title: Topographical Collections of Henry Minn
Dates of Creation: 20th century
Extent: 24 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Henry Minn (1870-1961) was an Oxford watch maker. He was also a devoted Oxford antiquary and was one of the most active members of the Committee of the Oxford Millenary Exhibition in 1912. From 1935 he was a member of the extra staff of Bodleian Library and catalogued topographical prints and drawings. During the latter part of his life he lived at The Old Manor in Cassington, Oxfordshire, and there wrote the history of the parish.

Scope and Content

Topographical collections of Henry Minn consisting of:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collections were bequeathed to the Library by Henry Minn in 1961.

Access Conditions

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Further Information

Finding Aids

P.S. Spokes, Summary Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library relating to the city county and university of Oxford. Accessions from 1916 to 1962 (Oxford, 1964).

Related Units of Description

See also Henry Minn Collection and Papers of Henry Minn.

Access Points

Minn | Henry | 1870-1961 | Clockmaker and Antiquary

Oxford Millenary Exhibition | 1912

Cassington (England)

Eynsham (England)

Oxford (England)

Oxfordshire (England)

Yarnton (England)

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