Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/265
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: WILLSHIRE, William Hughes (1817-1899)
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 3 production units.
Name of creator(s): Willshire | William Hughes | 1817-99 | physician and collector of prints and books
William Hughes Willshire (1817-99) was a physician and collector of prints and books. He was the author of An Introduction to the study and collection of Ancient Prints (1874); A descriptive Catalogue of Playing and other Cards in the British Museum (1876) and Catalogue of early prints in the British Museum (1883).
Scope and content/abstract:
Analysis of William Willshire's early printed book collection and notes on early Christian archaeology.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
Three items arranged in no particular order.
Conditions governing access:
Available for general access.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Immediate source of acquisition:
Willshire's books were bequeathed, with his Old Master print collection, to Guildhall Library in 1899. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.
Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.
Date(s) of descriptions: August to October 2010.