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British Archaeological Association. Records and correspondence

Reference code
BAA
Title
British Archaeological Association. Records and correspondence
Date
1844-1883
Level of description
Fonds
Extent and format
Paper (and vellum). Quarto, octavo, etc. Half leather, green (brown, MSS/0877/003), with marbled boards; MSS/0877/004 in a purple box, gilt-tooled. Labels of Thomas Francis Dillon Croker, FSA, 1848, 1853, on the pastedowns of BAA/001, 002.
Scope and content
Three volumes containing memorabilia and correspondence collected by Thomas Francis Dillon Croker, FSA, relating to the first six congresses of the Association and an illuminated address; mostly 1844-9, with later additions, 1883 (BAA/004). See also the scrapbooks of Charles Roach Smith, FSA (ROA/006-011), relating to the first six congresses.
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/877/1-4
MS 877
Archival history
BAA/001 was owned, after Croker, by Thomas Wright, FSA, and E.A.B.Barnard, FSA; it was purchased by the BAA from the executors of Barnard's niece. BAA/001, 003 were deposited on permanent loan by the BAA, 1982; BAA/002 was purchased by SA from David Sturdy, 1981; BAA/004 deposited by the BAA, 1990.
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