Volumes Collected by Strickland Gibson

Archive Collection

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.

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

Note

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).

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