Herbert Salter: Photographs of Lincoln Cathedral charters

Scope and Content

Copies of photographs of Lincoln Cathedral charters.

Administrative / Biographical History

Herbert Edward Salter (1863-1951), historian, was born in London on 6 February 1863. He was educated at Wimborne Grammar School, Winchester College and New College, Oxford. He was ordained deacon in 1888, and priest in 1889, and was Vicar of Shirburn, South Oxfordshire, 1899-1909. He was a research fellow at Magdalen College, Oxford, 1919-1939. Salter was an authority on the history of Oxford. He died at Broad Oak, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, on 23 April 1951.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Miss E. Crowfoot, 1982.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives. The biographical history was compiled with reference to the entry on Herbert Salter in E.T. Williams and Helen M. Palmer, eds, Dictionary of national biography, 1951-1960 (Oxford University Press, 1971), pp. 861-863.

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Cambridge University Library holds photographs by Herbert Salter of Ely charters, MS.Add.8363.


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