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Collection Level Description: Letters to Rupert Simms

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. c. 377-81, d. 372
Title: Letters to Rupert Simms
Dates of Creation: 1889-1923
Extent: 6 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Rupert Simms (1853-1937) was a bookseller and Staffordshire antiquary.

Scope and Content

Letters to Rupert Simms, including:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letters were bought from Dawsons of Pall Mall in 1975 and Winifred A. Myers in 1976.

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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. I, nos. 41424-9.

Access Points

Booksellers and bookselling

Simms | Rupert | 1853-1937 | Bookseller and Antiquary

Staffordshire (England)

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