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Collection Level Description: Correspondence and Papers of George Ridding

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. c. 31; Eng. th. c. 55
Title: Correspondence and Papers of George Ridding
Dates of Creation: 1886-1904
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

George Ridding (1828-1904) was Head Master of Winchester and Bishop of Southwell. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers of George Ridding, consisting of:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by Lady Laura Ridding in 1935.

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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. I, nos. 40786-7.

Related Units of Description

See also Interleaved Copy of Lady Laura Ridding, George Ridding (London, 1908).

Access Points


Ridding | George | 1828-1904 | Head Master of Winchester and Bishop of Southwell

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