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Gilyard-Beer Collection. Papers of Roy Gilyard-Beer on medieval religious buildings

Reference code
GIL
Title
Gilyard-Beer Collection. Papers of Roy Gilyard-Beer on medieval religious buildings
Date
1933-1984
Level of description
Fonds
Extent and format
Paper. Notebooks and binders, black, quarto (54) and five grey boxes of journals (37) and plans.
Scope and content
Research collection of Roy Gilyard-Beer, OBE, FSA (d. 1984), Inspector of Ancient Monuments 1948-74, conc. medieval buildings of religious orders; compiled 1933-84. The collection relates mostly to England, particularly Yorkshire. Gilyard-Beer published Abbeys: An Illustrated Guide to the Abbeys of England and Wales (HMSO, 2nd ed., 1976; copy with GIL/003). See A.J., 64 (1984), 617 (obituary). See also the typescript description by John Weaver, FSA (copy in GIL/003, Box I), which also refers to photographs and slides.
Creator
Beer, Roy Gilyard- (d 1984), archaeologist and Inspector of Ancient Monuments
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/918/1-3
SAL/MS/918
Archival history
GIL/003 deposited in 1985; GIL/001,2, deposited on permanent loan, December 1986, by Mrs Irene Gilyard-Beer through John Weaver, FSA. Giftbook entry, 12 Dec.1986.
Related units of description
Some plans of monastic sites 'in care', c. 13,000 slides and c. 4,000 photographs were deposited with English Heritage, 1988.
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