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Cave Collection on roof bosses

Reference code
CAV
Title
Cave Collection on roof bosses
Date
1899 - 1950
Level of description
Fonds
Extent and format
Two boxes and a wooden case of index drawers.
Mostly unbound papers, with a few notebooks, photographs, etc.
Scope and content
Correspondence, notes, drafts, etc., of Charles John Philip Cave, FSA (c. 1871-1950), meteorologist, mainly relating to medieval English church roof bosses; mostly 1914-50. Cave's antiquarian interests developed from his study of telephotography. See A.J., 31 (1951), 253-4 (obituary). Cave published many papers in Archaeologia and other journals and Roof Bosses in Medieval Churches (Cambridge, 1948).
Creator
Cave, Charles John Philip (1871-1950), meteorologist and architectural historian
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/943
Archival history
Bequeathed, 1950, together with a large collection of photographs and camera equipment. A.J., 31 (1951), 252. Negatives and lantern slides of Cave's photographs were deposited at the Courtauld Institute and the National Monuments Record.
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