Numismatic Album and Notebook

Scope and Content

MS.Add.5980: Numismatic album consisting of sketches of coins and descriptive extracts, 19th century, 126 folios. Pages 132-134, 149-199, 201, 202, 207 and 208 are blank.

MS.Add.5981: Notebook concerning medals, coins, Hindu religion, Egyptian antiquities and other subjects, dating from after 1841, 80 folios. The writing is in the same hand as MS.Add.5980. Fos 2, 14-64, 72 and 80 are blank.

Administrative / Biographical History


Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Mrs Searle, 1916.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Catalogue.

Custodial History

The volumes were formerly part of the library of the Revd W.G. Searle.

Geographical Names