Fonds BL/HO - Bradfer-Lawrence Collection: Antiquarian Papers of Revd George Hunt Holley

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BL/HO

Title

Bradfer-Lawrence Collection: Antiquarian Papers of Revd George Hunt Holley

Date(s)

  • 19th century-20th century (Creation)

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Extent and medium

1 file, 4 folders, 1 packet, 4 volumes, 1 box, 4 copy paper boxes, 7 notebooks

Context area

Name of creator

(1887-1965)

Biographical history

Born in King's Lynn in 1887. He became a land agent and worked in Norfolk until 1935 when he was appointed managing director of Hammond's brewery in Yorkshire. He was elected a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1924 and published a number of works connected with the history and archaeology of Norfolk. From his youth, he was an avid collector of books and manuscripts. His successful career as a businessman enabled him to make substantial purchases from the leading London dealers, and to build up a massive and important collection by the time of his death in 1965. According to his wishes, his executors deposited those manuscripts relating to Norfolk in the Norfolk Record Office in 1967, a similar gift of his Yorkshire manuscripts being made to the Yorkshire Archaeological Society at the same time. Died 1965.

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Related units of description

For more of his transcripts, see BL/PR and BL/W 1-3.

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Alternative identifier(s)

CALM RefNo

BL/17

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Description identifier

477f6c69-ddcb-4bac-a628-9474bcd4b3f3

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Catalogued

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created 16/03/2009 by Droip. Modified 05/10/2018 by Droip.

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