Material removed from Oppé's Library

Scope and Content

This sub-collection is comprised of material which was originally filed or inserted into various books within Oppé's library collection. The material includes research notes, letters, images, newspaper cuttings, transcriptions and draft texts.

The material has been catalogued with reference to the publication it was removed from, its exact location within the text, and a link to the library catalogue record.

Administrative / Biographical History

Alongside Oppé's archive, his library was also allocated to the Paul Mellon Centre under the Government's Acceptance-in-Lieu scheme. Like many art historians of his period, Oppé would often file or insert relevant research material within the pages of his books.

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