Biographies and Family Trees by W.H. Lewis

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      GB 161 MSS. Eng. misc. d. 726-36, d. 741
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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.