File 6 - Letters and papers from an envelope marked ‘Halliwell’s Dictionary | vol. 2 | Loose papers’

Identity area

Reference code

Add. MS b/74/6


Letters and papers from an envelope marked ‘Halliwell’s Dictionary | vol. 2 | Loose papers’


  • 18th c.-1904 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

34 items

Context area

Archival history

Add. MS b. 74/6/1-13 were formerly in the envelope Add. MS b. 74/6/14.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

The work referred to on the label is J. O. Halliwell’s Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, first published in 1847. The papers in Add. MS b. 74/5–6 may have been collected for the purpose of improving that work.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

    Script of material

      Language and script notes

      Physical characteristics and technical requirements

      Finding aids

      Allied materials area

      Existence and location of originals

      Existence and location of copies

      Related units of description

      Related descriptions

      Notes area

      Alternative identifier(s)

      Access points

      Subject access points

      Place access points

      Name access points

      Genre access points

      Description identifier

      Institution identifier

      Rules and/or conventions used


      Level of detail

      Dates of creation revision deletion

      This description was created by A. C. Green in 2022.




          Accession area