Papers of Henry Minn

Scope and Content

Papers of Henry Minn, mainly transcripts and extracts from records, with some records of Oxford societies and manuscripts collected by Minn.

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry Minn (1870-1961) was an Oxford watch maker, antiquary and, from 1935, a member of the Bodleian Library's extra staff.

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 by Minn in 1961.


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. 54509-14.

Related Material

See also Henry Minn Collection (MSS. Minn 1-241) and Topographical Collections of Henry Minn (MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 489-509, d. 512-13, e. 384).