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Toppin, Aubrey John

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 MS 834
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Toppin, Aubrey John
Date(s): 1497-1793
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 box, 1 bundle
Name of creator(s): Toppin | Aubrey John | 1881-1969 | antiquarian
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Aubrey Toppin was born in Twickenham in 1881. He worked initially at the Science and Art Museum, Dublin, 1901-1906, until he gained the post of First Assistant to the Keeper of Irish Antiqities at the National Museum of Ireland, 1906. In 1907, he was promoted to the position of Assistant Keeper of the Art and Antiquities Division, a position which he held until his retirement in 1923.


Scope and content/abstract:

Miscellaneous papers, 1497-1793, collected by Aubrey John Toppin, consisting of some letters, but mostly of 18th century legal papers, notes on cases, judgements and fees.

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Access to the items in the collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the controlled environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room Uncatalogued material may not be seen. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

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1999-09-03 Simon McKeon

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