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Treasure Trove. Papers of Dr William Martin, FSA, relating to Treasure Trove and Ancient Monuments legislation

Reference code
MAW
Title
Treasure Trove. Papers of Dr William Martin, FSA, relating to Treasure Trove and Ancient Monuments legislation
Date
1895-1923
Level of description
Fonds
Extent and format
Mostly unbound papers and pamphlets, with a scrapbook (MAW/001/001). Three boxes.
Scope and content
Papers of Dr William Martin, FSA (d. 1929), barrister, relating to the law of Treasure Trove and Ancient Monuments legislation; 1895-1923, with some earlier material. See A.J., 10 (1930), 313 (obituary). Martin was General Secretary and President of the South Eastern Union of Scientific Societies, Secretary of the Congress of Archaeological Societies and member of the SA Committee appointed in 1911 to consider the law of Treasure Trove. MAW/001, 002 relate mostly to the work of the Committee on Means for the Preservation of Treasure Trove and other Relics, appointed in 1906 by the South Eastern Union of Scientific Societies.
Creator
Martin, William (1861-1929), barrister, antiquary and archaeologist
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/946/1-3
SAL/MS/946
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