Photographs of sixteen early charters of Ely, each with brief manuscript details. There is a covering letter from Herbert Salter, 7 April 1908.
Herbert Salter: Photographs of Ely charters
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Administrative / Biographical History
Herbert Edward Salter (1863-1951), historian, was born in London on 6 February 1863, and 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. Salter was an authority on the history of the Oxford, and was a research fellow at Magdalen College, 1919-1939. He died at Broad Oak, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, on 23 April 1951.
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Presumably presented by Herbert Salter.
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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The collection was formerly Facs.MS 11.