Volumes Collected by Strickland Gibson

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 [pr. bk.] Gibson 47, 48, 236, 282
  • Dates of Creation
      16th-19th century
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      4 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Four manuscripts from the collection of volumes assembled by Strickland Gibson for the study and teaching of bibliography.

Administrative / Biographical History

Strickland Gibson (1877-1958), a member of the Bodleian staff from 1891, and Sub-Librarian 1931-45. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Access Information

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 manuscripts were given to the Library by Strickland Gibson in 1952.


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. II, nos. 47256-9.

Related Material

See also Papers of Strickland Gibson (MSS. Eng. lett. c. 591-6, d. 524-5; Eng. misc. c. 857).