Papers of O. G. S. Crawford

Scope and Content

Crawford's papers consist of correspondence 1912-13, 1930-57, papers relating to his activities an archaeologist, and some family papers. Most of Crawford's early papers, which he kept at the Ordnance Survey Office, were lost during the bombing of Southampton in November 1940.

Administrative / Biographical History

O. G. S. Crawford (1886-1957) was an archaeologist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

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

Acquisition Information

Bequeathed by Crawford, 1957


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. 38261-396.