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Collection Level Description: Collections of Sir George Whitehead, 2nd Bart., for the History of Wilmington, Kent

Reference: MSS. Top. Kent c. 7-9
Title: Collections of Sir George Whitehead, 2nd Bart., for the History of Wilmington, Kent
Dates of Creation: 20th cent.
Extent: 3 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Sir George Whitehead

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Sir George Hugh Whitehead (1861-1931) was an antiquary, see Who Was Who for details.

Scope and Content

Collections of Sir George Whitehead, 2nd Bart., for the history of Wilmington, Kent. These include typescript copies of monumental inscriptions in St. Michael's church, with notes by Whitehead; notes on the manor; and manuscript copies of the monumental inscriptions.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library by Sir George Whitehead, 1929, and by Lady Whitehead, 1935.

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. 54395-7.

Access Points

Whitehead | Sir | George Hugh | 1861-1931 | 2nd Baronet and Antiquary | Wilmington

Wilmington (Kent, England)


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