Collection of Drawings by J.C. Buckler

Scope and Content

A collection of 625 Indian ink and 19 watercolour drawings of churches and buildings in Oxfordshire by J.C. Buckler, 1797-1830.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Chessell Buckler (1793-1894) was an architect and antiquary.

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 collection was bought by the Library in 1954.


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

An index to the collection is in MS. Top. Oxon. e. 342.

See also Drawings of Oxford Buildings by J.C. Buckler (MSS. Don. a. 2-3).

Geographical Names