Papers of Ernest Walker

Scope and Content

Holograph copies of an essay and a piano composition by Ernest Walker.

Administrative / Biographical History

Ernest Walker (1870-1949) was an author, pianist and composer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

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 given to the Library by Ernest Walker, through the Friends of the Bodleian, in 1933.


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

Other 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. 38811-12.

Related Material

See also Musical Compositions of Ernest Walker (MSS. Mus. c. 89-93).