Collections by Falconer Madan

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Collections by Falconer Madan relating to chess, mainly printed items and cuttings, with some correspondence.

Administrative / Biographical History

Falconer Madan (1851-1935) was Bodley's Librarian, a palaeographer and bibliographer. 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 collections were bought from Blackwell's in 1938.

Note

Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

Related Material

See also Correspondence of Falconer Madan (MSS. Eng. lett. c. 516-18, d. 483).

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