Correspondence of Falconer Madan

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Correspondence of Falconer Madan relating to Lewis Carroll, mainly concerning the London exhibition to mark the centenary of Carroll's birth.

Administrative / Biographical History

Falconer Madan (1851-1935) was Bodley's Librarian, a palaeographer and bibliographer. Details are given in  Who Was Who.

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

The correspondence was given by F.F. Madan to C.J. Hindle for the Bodleian in 1947; and given to the Libary by Hindle on his retirement in 1963.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

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