Letters to Benjamin Harrison, Archdeacon of Maidstone

Scope and Content

Letters to Benjamin Harriosn, 1854-81, with printed charges to the clergy of the archdeaconry, 1854-8, 1874.

Administrative / Biographical History

Benjamin Harrison (1808-1887) was archdeacon of Maidstone and a biblical scholar. 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 http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The letters were bought from Winifred A. Myers 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. 41758-9.