Brown, Thomas Julian

Scope and Content

Notes, papers, drawings and slides, mainly c1956-c1977, concerning medieval manuscripts with particular reference to the Lindisfarne Gospels.

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.

Access Information


Other Finding Aids

A box list is available from the Special Collections department, Senate House Library.

Archivist's Note

Separated Material

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.

Custodial History

Gift of Michelle Brown, 1998.