Papers Collected by T.W. Hanson

Scope and Content

Papers collected by T.W. Hanson, mainly of or relating to the Edwards family of Halifax, Yorkshire, booksellers and binders.

Administrative / Biographical History

Thomas William Hanson was an antiquary.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were bought from T.W. Hanson and given to the Library by the Friends of the Bodleian in 1966.


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. II, nos. 47562-80.