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Church Bells. Collections of H B Walters, FSA

Reference code
MSS/0722
Title
Church Bells. Collections of H B Walters, FSA
Date
19th-20th century
Level of description
series
Extent and format
Paper. Unbound papers and three notebooks in six red boxes and one slipcase.
Scope and content
Collections by Henry Beauchamp Walters, FSA (1867-1944), Keeper of Greek and Roman Antiquities at the British Museum, relating to church bells in England; 19th-20th century. In 1933 Walters undertook the arrangement of the SA collection of bell material (A.J., 13 (1933), 353). The collections also include notes and rubbings made by the Rev. Thomas Archer Turner, rector of Ickford, Bucks., c. 1870 (formerly numbered SAL/MS/789), and some material by others, including L. H. Chambers of St Albans. Walters published Church Bells (1908) and Church Bells of England (1912) and many other books and papers relating to church bells. Seven boxes, etc.
Creator
Walters, Henry Beauchamp (1867-1944), art historian, antiquary
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/722/1-7
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