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Finding aid for the Walter Fraser Oakeshott papers, 1926-1986 (bulk 1949-1986)
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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.
5.25 linear feet (9 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
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