Copies and abstracts of documents, made by Gardiner, used in the compilation of his History of England for the years 1603-50 and 1621-47 (published 1869-89). The documents are chiefly copies of despatches and letters.
Papers of S.R. Gardiner
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Eng. hist. d. 4-15, e. 59-84
- Dates of Creation1865-85
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description38 shelfmarks
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1829-1902) was a historian. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
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).
The papers were presented to the Library by S.R. Gardiner, March 1896.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, nos. 32019-30, 32033-58.