Collections of W.H. Richardson

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Collections of W.H. Richardson relating to the Richardson family.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Henry Richardson (1836-1909) was a schoolmaster and antiquary.

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 collections were given to the Library by W.W. Richardson in 1919.


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. 42048-60.

Related Material

See also Richardson Papers (MSS. Eng. misc. b. 10, c. 46-7; Top. Berks. b. 7, c. 17-23, e. 9-15).


Family Names