Biographies and Family Trees by W.H. Lewis

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Biographies and family trees, mainly of French families in the 17th and 18th centuries, by W.H. Lewis, typescript with manuscript additions, 1947-9, with a catalogue of his library.

Administrative / Biographical History

Warren Hamilton Lewis (1895-1973).

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 collection was bought from Buckell & Ballard (Banbury) in 1973.


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. 45524-35.