Daybooks of John James Coles and J. Collins & Co., Two Coachmakers in Magdalen Street, Oxford

Scope and Content

Daybooks of two coachmakers in Magdalen Street, Oxford, consisting of:

  • John James Coles, 1819-29
  • J. Collins & Co.

Administrative / Biographical History

John James Coles and J. Collins & Co. were both coachmakers in Magdalen Street, Oxford.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The daybooks were given to the Library by Mrs L.E. Pittman, through the Council for the Preservation of Business Archives, in 1938.


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. 43693-4.