Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00298 2B Annex - Harshaw Collection of William Boyne Papers

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 00298 2B Annex


Harshaw Collection of William Boyne Papers


  • 1830-1991 (Creation)

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Manuscript Collection

Extent and medium

3 boxes, 34 v., 8 albums

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Name of creator


Biographical history

William Boyne was a numismatist, traveller and collector. He was born in 1814 in Leeds, England and died in Florence, Italy, 1893.

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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Acquired from William A. Harshaw, 1992.

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Collection Includes: family correspondence, holograph and printed volumes, albums of plates; also transcriptions and introductions by William A. Harshaw.

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Conditions governing access

Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form:

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  • English

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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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