Collection of Photographs by John Mitchinson

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Top. eccles. b. 24-33
  • Dates of Creation
      Late 19th-early 20th century
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      10 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Collection of photographs by John Mitchinson to record the architectural remains of religious houses in Great Britain, late 19th-early 20th century, with notes on each foundation from printed sources. In each volume there is an index of places and a printed sheet of 'prolegomena' describing the scope and contents of the work.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Mitchinson (1833-1918) was Canon of Gloucester and Master of Pembroke College, Oxford. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

The collection was given to the Library by John Mitchinson in 1916.


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. II, nos. 53924-33.

Related Material

A companion volume of photographs of cathedrals of England and Wales is [pr. bk.] G.A. Eccles. Top. b. 6.