Catalogue description CAVE COLLECTION.

This record is held by Society of Antiquaries of London

Details of SAL/MS/943
Reference: SAL/MS/943

Correspondence, notes, drafts, etc., of Charles John Philip Cave, FSA (c. 1871-1950), meteorologist, mainly relating to medieval English church roof bosses; mostly 1914-50. Cave's antiquarian interests developed from his study of telephotography. See A.J., 31 (1951), 253-4 (obituary). Cave published many papers in Archaeologia and other journals and Roof Bosses in Medieval Churches (Cambridge, 1948). Now in three boxes:-

Date: 1899 - 1950
Held by: Society of Antiquaries of London, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Physical condition: Paper. Mostly 1914-50. Mostly unbound papers, with a few notebooks, photographs, etc. Three grey boxes and a wooden case of index drawers.
Immediate source of acquisition:

Bequeathed, 1950, together with a large collection of photographs and camera equipment. A.J., 31 (1951), 252. Negatives and lantern slides of Cave's photographs were deposited at the Courtauld Institute and the National Monuments Record.

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