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Notebooks and papers of Canon Andrew John Young, the poet and naturalist (1885-1971).

Identifier: MSS.19740-19767

Scope and Contents

Much of the material consists of notes made by Canon Andrew John Young of his reading. Some of the notebooks include page references to other volumes of notes which are not in this collection.


  • Creation: 1937-1971.

Conditions Governing Access

Normal access conditions apply.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.


28 Volumes ; The volumes are octavo unless otherwise stated.

Language of Materials



The papers are arranged as follows: MSS.19740-19744. Botanical notes MSS.19745-19756. Topographical notes MSS.19757-19765. Literary and theological notes MSS.19766-19767. Miscellaneous papers

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, 1972; MS.19767, folios 117-118, presented, 1954, by Canon Young.

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