The Oldham Pamphlets Collection

(Collection description created in 2002. Links checked 2009)


University of Bristol, Education Library

Publication date range

ca 2,087 pamphlets (mostly bound in volumes)

Number of items

40 pamphlets

Description of the collection

A collection of pamphlets forming a valuable introduction to early children's literature. These include fairy tales, nursery rhymes, songs, stories, poems, as well as some works on nineteenth century elementary education.


Presented to the University Library by Mr Donald Oldham of Bath

Language(s) of the material

Overwhelmingly English, with some items in French and German


These pamphlets are for consultation only. They are not available for inter-library loan. Reproduction may be possible, subject to considerations of conservation.

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