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Notebooks and papers of Sir A W Clapham

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Notebooks and papers of Sir A W Clapham
c. 1922-1939
Level of description
Extent and format
Seventeen duodecimo or octavo notebooks, two larger volumes (CLA/015, 016) and two folders (CLA/017, 018). Mostly cloth binding, black, red (CLA/006), purple (CLA/021); marbled boards (CLA/007); half leather binding, brown, with black cloth (CLA/016); black spines, with green paper or card (CLA/020, 021). Now in two red boxes and two separate volumes (CLA/015, 016)
Scope and content
Notebooks and papers of Sir Alfred William Clapham, CBE, PSA (1883-1950) relating to the history of architecture; compiled c. 1922-39. Obituary in A.J., 30 (1950), 241-2. The notes are derived mainly from bibliographic sources but some volumes contain reports made in situ. Pencil sketches, groundplans, etc., throughout; larger drawings in CLA/007 and CLA/020.
Clapham, Alfred William (1883-1950), Knight, architectural historian
Previous reference number(s)
MS 721