Griffith Institute Archive
Description of material
This description is based on the General International Standard Archival
1. Identity statement
Reference code n/a
Title Hawker MSS.
Dates of creation of the material 1850-2.
Extent 3 albums.
Name of creator Hawker, Edward James (fl. 1850-2).
Administrative and biographical history
Custodial history All three albums initially in the possession of Miss Florence Hawker, the daughter
of E. J. Hawker. The small and medium albums were given by her sister Mrs Margaret Evans.
Immediate source of acquisition The small and medium albums were presented by Mrs Margaret
Evans in 1939, in response to Mr E. T. Leeds letter in The Times. The large album was presented by
Miss Florence Hawker later in 1939.
3. Content and structure
Scope and content Three albums containing drawings and watercolours.
System of arrangement Kept as received.
4. Access and use
Legal status Property of the Griffith Institute.
Access conditions No restrictions.
Copyright conditions Copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford.
Language of material English.
Physical characteristics No problems.
Finding aids Catalogue.
5. Allied materials area
Location of originals These are originals.
Existence of copies None.
Related units of description None.
Associated material Not known.
Publications Not published.
Notes Possibly Edward James
Hawker (1818-1892), see Cambridge
Alumni p. 291.
(July 29, 2003)