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Collection Level Description: Topographical Collections for Buckinghamshire Parishes, compiled by J.L. Myres

Reference: MSS. Top. Bucks. c. 17-18
Title: Topographical Collections for Buckinghamshire Parishes, compiled by J.L. Myres
Dates of Creation: 1891-2
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Sir John Linton Myres

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Sir John Linton Myres (1869-1954) was an archaeologist and historian. He was Wykeham Professor of Ancient History at Oxford University, 1910-39. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Topographical collections for Buckinghamshire parishes, compiled by J.L. Myres, 1891-2, arranged alphabetically (Aston Cinton-Mursley, and Olney-Winslow), with notes on Grim's Ditch.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library by J.N.L. Myres in 1960.

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. 53790-1.

Related Units of Description

See also the Papers of Sir John Linton Myres (MSS. Myres 1-132).

Access Points

Earthworks (Archaeology) | England | Buckinghamshire

Myres | Sir | John Linton | 1869-1954 | knight, historian, and archaeologist

Buckinghamshire (England)


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