Notes and Collections of the Rev. H.E. Salter

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Top. Oxon. a. 45(R), a. 51(R)-60(R), b. 223, b. 225(R)-247(R), c. 206-7, c. 245, c. 353, c. 392-404, c. 414-35, c. 437-46, c. 456-8, c. 459(R)-469(R), d. 255, d. 352, d. 384, d. 404-10, d. 421(R)-438(R), e. 273-4, e. 295, e. 306-7, e. 316-39, e. 351(R)-360(R), f. 54, f. 56(R)-59(R)
  • Dates of Creation
      19th-20th century
  • Language of Material
      English, and Latin.
  • Physical Description
      170 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Notes and collections of the Rev. H.E. Salter, consisting of:

  • City of Oxford  
    • Chronicle - Extracts of deeds, documents and other original material, and notes on happenings in Oxford University
    • Surveys of different areas of Oxford
    • Notes
    • Transcripts and extracts from records
    • Tracings of maps and plans of sites and properties
  • County  
    • General
    • Collections relating to Shirburn and Pyrton
    • Collections for Oxfordshire religious houses
    • Various
  • Miscellaneous  
    • Charters relating to Oxford
    • Maps
    • Material relating to other counties

Administrative / Biographical History

Herbert Edward Salter (1863-1951) was a historian. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

The collections were chiefly given to the Library in 1951, with the exception of certain items given by Dr Salter in his lifetime.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

P.S. Spokes, Summary Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library relating to the city county and university of Oxford. Accessions from 1916 to 1962 (Oxford, 1964).

Related Material

See also Tracings of Maps by H.E. Salter ([Maps] R. MS. C17:49 (175, 177, 179-96, 198)), Photographs of Rev. H.E. Salter (MSS. Top. Hants. d. 3, Top. Kent d. 1, Top. Linc. d. 2, Top. Oxon. d. 80, Top. Westminster d. 1, Top. Wilts. d. 2), and Shirburn Records (MSS. Top. Oxon. b. 73, c. 158, d. 86, d. 87/1-3, f. 28/1-3, f. 29-30).

Corporate Names