Burnett Hilman Streeter (1874-1937) was Canon of Hereford and a biblical scholar. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Letters and papers of B.H. Streeter concerning his work on chained libraries, and the restoration of the chained library in Hereford Cathedral. The collection includes photographs, drawings and plans of chained libraries and their fittings.
The papers were given to the Library in 1972.Access Conditions
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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. 41377-80.Publication Note
Some of the visual material was used in B.H. Streeter, The chained library (London, 1931).
Libraries | Great Britain
Streeter | Burnett Hillman | 1874-1937 | Canon of Hereford and Biblical Scholar
Hereford Cathedral Library
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