19th-century Drawings and Water-colours

Scope and Content

Collection of 19th-century drawings and water-colours, mainly topographical, compiled by Archibald Leslie-Melville.

Administrative / Biographical History

Archibald Leslie-Melville, 13th Earl of Leven (1890-1947). 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 collection was given to the Library by Archibald Leslie-Melville in 1920.


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. 39390-401.