Archives and Special Collections
Collection C0034 - Edgar Osborne collection of 16th, 17th and 18th century manuscripts.
CA ACU SPC C0034
Edgar Osborne collection of 16th, 17th and 18th century manuscripts.
- [ca. 1592-1830], 2000s (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
English collector of books and manuscripts. Biographical information available in The Osborne Collection of early children's books, 1566-1910 / prepared by Judith St. John. - Toronto : Toronto Public Library, 1958.
Acquired in 1972 and 200-.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Collection consists of British manuscript documents collected by E. Osborne relating to a variety of topics. Includes ballads, letters, play, parliamentary documents, speeches, petitions and applications for letters patent. Also includes 6 items (200?-2005) relating to MsC 132.27, unpublished play, variantly titled Marriage upon marriage, or As I told you before and The humorous magistrate.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Text in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Item level inventory available at repository.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of the collection.
Holograph. Inlcudes 1 microfilm reel, 1 videocassette and 1 DVD.