Collins, Douglas Cecil

Scope and Content

The collection consists of miscellaneous manuscript and typescript notes, 1938, on news pamphlets during the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries.

Administrative / Biographical History

Douglas Cecil Collins received his PhD from the University of London in 1938 on The collection and dissemination of news during the time of Shakespeare, with particular reference to news pamphlets 1590-1610 .

Access Information

Access to the items in the collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the controlled environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Access to archive collections may be restricted under the Freedom of Information Act. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Geoffrey Hanlow of Westerfield College, 1977.

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Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

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