Papers of F.R.D. Needham and Rev. R.R. Needham

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. lett. c. 519-20, d. 484; Eng. misc. c. 785
  • Dates of Creation
      19th-20th century
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      4 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers of F.R.D. Needham and of his father, the Rev. R.R. Needham.

Administrative / Biographical History

Francis Robert Dudley Needham (d 1971) was a librarian. Robert Raikes Needham was his father.

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 Needham's executors in 1972.


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. 41467-70.