Draft conference papers and publications on the art connoisseur and author, Richard Ford (1796-1858).
Ford, Richard (Thomas Bean Research Collection)
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 96 MS1133
- Dates of Creationc1991-c2007
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Thomas James Bean wrote a number of articles on the art connoisseur and writer, Richard Ford (1796-1858). Bean also amassed significant collections of Ford's letters and books, which were alluded to in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography entry on Ford of 2004. Among the papers on Ford given by Bean were those to the Richard Ford bi-centenary conference and the 1991 George Borrow Conference. Thomas Bean was also a farmer and in 2006 was a Liberal Democrat representative on Worcestershire County Council.
Open for research
Other Finding Aids
Fonds level description
Entry compiled by Richard Temple.
Archives of Richard Ford are held at the Bodleian Library, the British Library, Glasgow City Archives, Hispanic Society of New York.
Conditions Governing Use
Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.
Transferred by the collection creator.