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Millar (Eric) Collection
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Description
Papers belonging to Eric George Millar, Keeper of Manuscripts at the British Museum.
Background
Eric George Millar (1887-1966) was the Keeper of Manuscripts at the British Museum and a scholar interested in English illuminated manuscripts. He produced the two-volume work English Illuminated Manuscripts from the Xth to the XIIIth in 1926 and 1928. He also produced a book on the Lindisfarne Gospels and a two-volume catalogue of the Chester Beatty Manuscripts. He never married and shared a home at 28 Pembroke Gardens in Kensington with his mother, Edith Mary Millar, until her death in 1942. Sir Sydney Carlyle Cockerell (16 July 1867-1 May 1962) was an English museum curator and collector. From 1908 to 1937 he was director of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, in Britain.
Extent
1.66 Linear Feet (4 boxes)
Restrictions
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Availability
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