Correspondence of Falconer Madan

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. lett. c. 516-18, d. 483
  • Dates of Creation
      1923-35
  • Language of Material
      English.
  • Physical Description
      4 shelfmarks

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 http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

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.

Note

Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, 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. I, nos. 41463-6.