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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)

Title: Walter Fraser Oakeshott papers
Dates: 1926-1986
Number: 900204
Creator/Collector: Oakeshott, Walter, 1903-1987
Extent: 5.25 linear feet (9 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Abstract: Scholar of Medieval art, distinguished by his work on the 12th-century Winchester Bibles and on Elizabethan England. The papers document much of his work and reflect his lifelong passion for studying and collecting early books and maps. The archive primarily consists of drafts for books, articles, and lectures, along with numerous photographs used for research and the illustration of these publications.
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Language: Collection material is in English
Repository: The Getty Research Institute
Special Collections
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, California, 90049-1688
(310) 440-7390
Author: Finding aid prepared by Laurie Pesheck.


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