Toppin, Aubrey John

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Miscellaneous papers, 1497-1793, collected by Aubrey John Toppin, consisting of some letters, but mostly of 18th century legal papers, notes on cases, judgements and fees.

Administrative / Biographical History

Aubrey Toppin was born in Twickenham in 1881. He worked initially at the Science and Art Museum, Dublin, 1901-1906, until he gained the post of First Assistant to the Keeper of Irish Antiqities at the National Museum of Ireland, 1906. In 1907, he was promoted to the position of Assistant Keeper of the Art and Antiquities Division, a position which he held until his retirement in 1923.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the items in the collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the controlled environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room Uncatalogued material may not be seen. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Archivist's Note

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.