Topographical collections for Buckinghamshire parishes, compiled by J.L. Myres

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Topographical collections for Buckinghamshire parishes, compiled by J.L. Myres, 1891-2, arranged alphabetically (Aston Cinton-Mursley, and Olney-Winslow), with notes on Grim's Ditch.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir John Linton Myres (1869-1954) was an archaeologist and historian. He was Wykeham Professor of Ancient History at Oxford University, 1910-39. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

Given to the Library by J.N.L. Myres in 1960.

Note

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. 53790-1.

Related Material

See also the papers of Sir John Linton Myres (MSS. Myres 1-132).

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