Papers of the Parker Family, Booksellers and Publishers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Top. Oxon. b. 297, c. 787, d. 992, e. 635-7
  • Dates of Creation
      1751-1921
  • Language of Material
      English.
  • Physical Description
      6 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Papers of the Parker family, consisting of correspondence, newscuttings, photographs, biographical collections on the Parker family and Oxford printers associated with the family, and pedigrees.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Parker family were booksellers and publishers of Oxford.

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 papers were given to the Library by the Worcestershire Archaeological Society in 1952.

Note

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

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Custodial History

The papers were formerly owned by Mrs I. Hore.

Geographical Names