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William George Searle: Historical papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5983-5986, 6599-6602 and 6951-6954

Scope and Contents

Various notes on Cambridgeshire villages, manuscripts, Crowland Abbey and lives of various saints.


  • Creation: 1875-1900


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10 volume(s) (10 volumes)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

MSS.Add.5983 and 5984 were formerly part of the library of W.G. Searle. MSS.Add.5983-5986 and 6599-6600 were presented to the Library by Miss Searle, 1916; MSS.Add.6601, 6602 and 6951-6954 were presented by W.G. Searle, 1912.

Related Materials

Cambridge University Library holds Searle's own copy of H.T. Riley's edition of Ingulph's chronicle of the Abbey of Croyland with the continuations, interleaved and extensively annotated, Adv.d.94.5-6 (see MSS.Add.6952-6954).

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