Papers of Sir Ian Richmond

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Archaeological papers of Sir Ian Richmond, 20th century, including:

  • plans, drawings and maps
  • notebooks containing field, and other notes
  • engagement diaries
  • correspondence with individuals
  • correspondence with various bodies, including: academic societies, archaeological committees, museums, and publications.
  • papers and photographs relating to archaeological sites, mainly to British sites, but also to foreign sites, particularly in Italy (especially Rome) and Gaul
  • academic papers, including lectures, articles, typescript drafts of books, and broadcasts etc.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Ian Richmond (1902-65) was an archaeologist specialising in Roman studies. See the Dictionary of National Biography for details.

Conditions Governing Access

For admissions procedures see http://www.saclib.ox.ac.uk/sac02libcollspe.htm.

Acquisition Information

Bequeathed, 1965.

Note

Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

There is an unpublished guide to the collection.