Correspondence of Norah H. Evans

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Correspondence of Norah H. Evans, with transcripts and notes by her, relating to John Hooker, The order and usage of the keeping of a parlement in England [London, ca. 1572]. See Vernon F. Shaw, Parliament in Elizabethan England. John Hooker's Order and Usage (New Haven & London, 1977).

Administrative / Biographical History

Norah Holden Evans (d 1973) was a historian.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

The papers were bequeathed to the Library, with a copy of Hooker's work ([pr. bk.]Don. e. 809), by Norah Evans in 1973.


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. I, nos. 41457-8.