Broadside Ballads Online

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Bodleian John Johnson

John de Monins Johnson (1882-1956)

John Johnson was a papyrologist and Printer to the University of Oxford from 1925 to 1946..

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Bodleian Wood

Anthony Wood (1632-1695)

Wood was an Oxford resident who collected ballads from an early age.

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Bodleian Douce

Francis Douce (1757-1834)

Douce was Keeper of Manuscripts at the British Museum.

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Bodleian Ashmole

Elias Ashmole (1617-1692)

This collection is the Bodleian's richest source of 17th-century political ballads from the Restoration period. .

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Bodleian Harding

Walter Newton Henry Harding (1883-1973)

Harding was born in London and retained British nationality, but lived in Chicago and pursued a career as a music-hall pianist and cinema organist.

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Bodleian Firth

Charles Harding Firth (1857-1936)

Firth was Regius Professor of Modern History at the University of Oxford from 1904 to 1925.

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Bodleian Rawlinson

Richard Rawlinson (1690-1755)

Contents: One volume of 17th-century ballads; some printed ballads included in another volume which is mostly manuscript poetry.

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Bodleian Curzon

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Crawford (in EBBA)

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Euing (in EBBA)

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Huntington Bindley (in EBBA)

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Huntington Bridgewater (in EBBA)

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Huntington Britwell (in EBBA)

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Pepys (in EBBA)

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Roxburghe (in EBBA)

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