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Francis Jenkinson and others: Miscellaneous Letters and Postcards

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8398

Scope and Contents

Correspondence preserved on account of its philatelic interest, and comprising mainly postcards addressed to F.J.H. Jenkinson, Librarian, and other members of the Library staff, together with a few addressed to Alfred Newton, Professor of Zoology, and other members of the University. The senders were booksellers or private individuals. A few of the postcards are unsigned or signed only with initials.


  • Creation: 1876-1922


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1 archive box(es) (1 box)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Removed from the Library stamp collection prior to its sale, 1981.

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Repository Details

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