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Walter Fraser Oakeshott papers, 1926-1986

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Finding aid for the Walter Fraser Oakeshott papers, 1926-1986 (bulk 1949-1986)
Series V. Assorted printed material, 1953-1984 0.75 linear feet
Series V. holds press clippings of reviews of several Oakeshott publications, press clippings of archaeological interest from the Illustrated London News (1957-1967), and a lecture by C.F. Powell (1968). The series contains ca. 180 photos and postcards of miscellaneious art objects from various periods and 30 photos and color transparencies of paintings by Van Houten, connected with an exhibition at the Ashmolean, ca. 1966. In addition, this series includes 26 offprints of articles by various authors in several fields; 2 catalogues of Medieval art in the Victoria and Albert Museum; and a hardbound report with photos, describing the rebinding and repair of the Book of Kells and the Book of Durrow (1953-1954), compiled by Roger Powell.
Box Folder
8 1 Press clippings
Reviews on several of Oakeshott's publications, largely for Founded upon the Seas and The Queen and the Poet.
8 2-3 Press clippings, 1956-1967
Clippings of archaeological interest from the Illustrated London News.
8 4 Miscellaneous clippings and photocopies of articles
On various topics.
8 5 "The Aims and Role of Science in Our Time," 1968
Photocopy of a lecture by C.F. Powell, delivered at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay, 1968.
8 6 Images of stained glass
21 photos and 2 postcards of medieval and renaissance stained glass.
8 7 Images of frescoes
12 photos of Byzantine frescoes in Trikomo, Cyprus; 3 photos of an unidentified fresco.
8 8 Images of metalwork, ivories, and a book cover
17 photos of medieval metalwork and carved ivories, 7 postcards showing views of the book cover of the Reims Gospel Book in Aachen.
8 9-10 Photographs of Ms.Periz.F.17
16 photos of Ms.Periz.F.17 (Leiden, University Library).
8 11 Letter from Roger Powell and photos, May 1984
With 8 photos of the binding of the Oken Charity Trust Account Book.
8 12 Material about medieval mss
Ca. 30 photos, book plates and photocopies of various medieval mss.
8 13 Images of assorted art works
Ca. 35 photos and cards of miscellaneous art monuments.
8 14 Photographs of Van Houten paintings, ca. 1966
23 black and white photos and 7 color transparencies of paintings by Van Houten, connected with an exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum, ca. 1966.
8 15-16 Offprints of articles by various authors
26 offprints.
8 17 2 catalogues of Medieval art in the Victoria and Albert Museum
8 18 Report of repair of Book of Kells and Book of Durrow, 1953-1954
Hardbound report (no. 5 of 22 copies), with photos, describing the rebinding and repair of the Book of Kells and the Book of Durrow, 1953-1954 (33 pp.), compiled by Roger Powell, bookbinder, with a letter and Christmas card from him to Oakeshott.


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