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Collection Level Description: Letters from James Wardrop to Alfred Fairbank

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. c. 579-80
Title: Letters from James Wardrop to Alfred Fairbank
Dates of Creation: 1931-43
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

James Wardrop (1905-57) was Controller of the Gregynog Press. Alfred John Fairbank (1895-1982) was a calligrapher (details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography).

Scope and Content

Letters from James Wardrop to Alfred Fairbank.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letters were given to the Library by Alfred Fairbank and Evelyn Wardrop in 1972.

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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. 41557-8.

Access Points

Fairbank | Alfred John | 1895-1982 | Calligrapher

Wardrop | James | 1905-1957 | Controller of the Gregynog Press


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