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Hayman Rooke. Correspondence

Reference code
ROO
Title
Hayman Rooke. Correspondence
Date
1776-1800
Level of description
Fonds
Extent and format
Quarto, etc. Now conserved and mounted in grey fascicules (4 + 7 + 1) in two grey boxes.
Scope and content
Letters relating to antiquarian matters, interspersed with comment on SA affairs, to Maj. Hayman Rooke, FSA, of Mansfield Woodhouse, Notts., with a few from him; 1776-1800. For Rooke see Evans (1956), 184-5, 189, etc.; A.G.Sherratt, 'Hayman Rooke, F.S.A.', Thoroton Society Trans., 69 (1965), 4-18, where some of the letters are published.
Creator
Rooke, Hayman (1723-1806), soldier, antiquary and archaeologist
Previous reference number(s)
MS 891
SAL/MS/891/1-3
SAL/MS/891
Archival history
According to a note in ROO/002 acquired by Sir George Armitage, FSA, at the sale of the books of the Rev. W.J.E.Rooke, 1902. A collection of artefacts (Etruscan, Roman, British), formerly owned by Hayman Rooke, with a few papers, was sold at Phillipps, 17 Sept.1987, lots 99-111 (copy of sale-cat. with ROO/002). ROO/001, 002 presented by Miss E.W.Rooke, 1951. Giftbook entry, 1 Oct.1951. A.J., 32 (1952), 262. ROO/003 incorporated from Ants.Papers, 1997.
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