These papers include correspondence to John and John Bowyer Nichols, regarding the Gentleman's Magazine and the History of Leicestershire.
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
John Nichols (1745-1826) and his son, John Bowyer Nichols (1779-1863), were both printers and antiquaries, and were proprietors of the Gentleman's Magazine. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
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The papers were bought by the Library in 1929 and 1975.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
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