Papers Accumulated by Sir Arthur Cowley

Scope and Content

Papers accumulated by Sir Arthur Cowley as a member of library sub-committees of the International Committee of Intellectual Co-operation of the League of Nations.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Arthur Ernest Cowley (1861-1931), was Bodley's Librarian, 1919-31. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

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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. 40061-8.