O'Donnell lectures, 1955-90.
O'Donnell lectures in Celtic Studies, University of Oxford
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Eng. c. 7028, d. 3536
- Dates of Creation1955-90
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description2 shelfmarks
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
At the request of Charles James O'Donnell, the subject of the O'Donnell lectures can be British or Celtic elements in the English language or in the existing population of England. The first O'Donnell lecturer was J.R.R. Tolkien, who was appointed in 1954.
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).
The lectures were transferred from the English Faculty Library, University of Oxford, c.1995.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
Other Finding Aids
A catalogue of the collection is available online at http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollectionswmss/online/online.htm.