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Consecration crosses. Papers of F C Eeles

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Consecration crosses. Papers of F C Eeles
Level of description
Extent and format
One file.
Scope and content
Papers of Dr Francis Carolus Eeles, FSA Scot. (d. 1954) relating to consecration crosses. Consisting of five letters, 1908, 1947-9, including one (1908) from the Rev. Edward Samuel Dewick, two photographs, a few small rubbings, and notes mainly from bibliographical sources. With an annotated copy of E. S. Dewick, 'Consecration crosses and the ritual connected with them', Arch. Journal, 65 (1908), 1-34. See also Eeles's article 'Consecration crosses on Somerset and Dorset churches', Proc. of the Somerset Arch. and Natural Hist. Soc., 76 (1930), 22-7; the obituary of Dr Eeles (ibid., 98 (1953), 160-1) summarises his many other publications. Dr Eeles was secretary of the Central Council for the Care of Churches from 1924.
Eeles, Francis Carolus (1876-1954), liturgical scholar and historian
Previous reference number(s)
MS 973
Archival history
Presented by the Council for the Care of Churches (with Dewick collection [DEW]), May 1966.