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Hodgkin (Thomas) (Historian) Archive

Subject strengths: History, Local History, Architecture, Art

The personal archive of Thomas Hodgkin (b.1831 - d.1913), barrister and later a partner in the banking house 'Hodgkin, Barnett, Pease and Spence', Newcastle upon Tyne.  Hodgkin also devoted much time to historical studies, specialising particularly in the history of the early middle ages, and published a number of historical texts during his lifetime.  Much of the Hodgkin family papers are held in the Welcome Library in London.  The archive held within Newcastle University Special Collections is the personal archive of Thomas Hodgkin and comprises of notes and draft editions relating to his historical research; travel journals, photographs and slides; diaries; a small number of letters; and other published and unpublished material relating to his historical research.


Collection Name and Collection Reference Code:

Collection Name: Hodgkin (Thomas) (Historian) Archive

Archive Ref Code: TH

Date Range of Material

1849 - 1935

Type of Material

The personal archive of historian John Hodgkin

Size of Collection

5.5 Linear Metres

How To Order Items From This Collection

Please use the finding aid below to search through a list of the individual items we have within this collection.

If you find an item you would like to consult in the Special Collections reading room, simply make a note of the reference number and title of the item(s) you are interested in (for example A1 Travel journals: Wales (1849), Continent (1853), Chester (1888) ).

You can then place your order by linking to our Request Form

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