Photographs of houses in Stanford-in-the-Vale, Oxfordshire

Scope and Content

Photographs of houses in Stanford-in-the-Vale, Oxfordshire, 19th-20th century collected by Violet M. Howse, with (e. 23-4) descriptive list by Mrs. Howse of the photographs in d. 33 and of colour slides of houses in Stanford-in-the-Vale in MSS. Film 644-7.

Administrative / Biographical History

Violet Mary Howse (b 1906) of Stanford-in-the-Vale, Oxfordshire (previously in Berkshire).

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

Given to the Library by Violet M. Howse in 1969.


Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, 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. II, nos. 53768-70.

Related Material

See also Photographs of the buildings and inhabitants of Goosey (Berkshire) collected by Mrs. Howse (MSS. Top. Berks. d. 55, e. 28), and a descriptive list of the coloured slides of Denchworth by Mrs. Howse (MS. Top. Berks. e. 25, and MS. Film 649).


See Violet M. Howse's published work, including Stanford-in-the-Vale churchwardens' accounts 1552-1725 (1987), Stanford-in-the-Vale churchwardens' accounts 1753-1906 (1990), Stanford-in-the-Vale Elizabethan terriers (1994), and Stanford-in-the-Vale early title deeds 1331-1509 (1994).