Papers Connected with the Fairfax Family

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers connected with the Fairfax family, including portraits, pedigree notes, correspondence and papers.

Administrative / Biographical History

Fairfax Family, Barons Fairfax of Cameron.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

The papers were bought at the Cosens sale in July 1890.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, nos. 31064-71.