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The Papers of David Roden Buxton

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9848

Scope and Contents

Includes travel diaries and correspondence with family, friends and colleagues. Also included are numerous photographs and negatives of European churches and architectural features.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1927-08-23 - 1994-07-06

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Biographical / Historical

David Roden Buxton (1910 – 2003) was an entomologist and employee of the British Council. He was educated at Leighton Park School and Trinity College, Cambridge.

He is best known for his books on Russian architecture, the ancient churches of Ethiopia, and the wooden churches of Eastern Europe.


6 archive box(es)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Mr B. Buxton on 21st February 2007.

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Repository Details

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