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Old Devon Bridges

Reference code
BRI/01
Title
Old Devon Bridges
Date
1938
Level of description
Item
Scope and content
Consists of Charles Henderson's manuscript 'Materials for a History of the Bridges of Devonshire compiled May-June 1926..'; Jervoise's MS of the book as completed by him (preface to the 1938 publication gives details of his collaboration with Henderson); photographs (some relating to Cornwall) and notes of Henderson, with a few letters to him; printed reports by Devon county surveyors on the condition of bridges in Devon, 26 Aug. 1921. Most of Charles Henderson's papers were bequeathed to the Royal Institution of Cornwall.
Creator
Jervoise, Edwyn (d 1955), architect and antiquary
Henderson, Charles Gordon (1900-1933), historian
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/769/1