Folklore Notes of Rev. Addison Crofton

Scope and Content

Folklore notes by Crofton, consisting of copies of nursery rhymes, country songs, words used in children's games, proverbs, and the like, chiefly in verse, with notes.

Administrative / Biographical History

Rev. Addison Crofton of Settle.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The collection was presented to the Library by Crofton in 1902.


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

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, nos. 33079-82.