Richardson Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers relating to the Richardson family, to Abingdon and to Blewbury. The collection appears to have been formed by William H. Richardson.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Henry Richardson (1836-1909) was a schoolmaster and antiquary.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The papers were presented to the Library by W.W. Richardson, of Kensington, London, in 1910.

Note

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. 35161-78.

Related Material

See also Collections of W.H. Richardson (MSS. Eng. misc. b. 24-5, d. 98).