Papers of R.V. Lennard

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 564-76, d. 536-59, e. 414-29
  • Dates of Creation
      20th century
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      53 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Papers of R.V. Lennard, consisting of:  

  • Essays and notes taken at lectures, mainly as an undergraduate at New College, 1904-7
  • Lectures by Lennard, ca. 1919-51
  • Notebooks and notes on English and European history
  • Printed ephemera, 1907-36

Administrative / Biographical History

Reginald Vivian Lennard (1885-1967) was Fellow of Wadham College from 1919 and Reader in economic history at Oxford from 1932. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Access Information

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 in 1967.


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. II, nos. 54695-777.