Notes, papers, drawings and slides, mainly c1956-c1977, concerning medieval manuscripts with particular reference to the Lindisfarne Gospels.
Brown, Thomas Julian
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- ReferenceGB 96 MS 981
- Dates of Creation1859-1986
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish German
- Physical Description5 boxes
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Born in 1923, Brown was a scholar of medieval manuscripts and Palaeography. He wrote and edited several publications towards the end of his life. Some of his most significant papers were published posthumously under the title of A Palaeographer's view - the selected writings of Julian Brown , 1993. He died in 1987.
Other Finding Aids
A box list is available from the Special Collections department, Senate House Library.
King's College London holds correspondence and papers, 1950-1968; the British Library, London, holds poems and related material (Ref: Add MSS 68902-3).
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.
Gift of Michelle Brown, 1998.