John Furber Dexter

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John Furber Dexter (1848, Kensington, London[1] - 1927, Wandsworth, London[2]) was an English collector of Charles Dickens's works.[3] Following his death Dexter's collection remained in family hands[4] before being purchased by the British Library in 1969 as the Dexter Collection of Dickensiana.[5][6]


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  3. ^ "Death of Mr. John F. Dexter". The Times. London. 1927-06-21. p. 13 col. B(issue 44613). 
  4. ^ Tillotson, Kathleen (May 1976). "Charles Dickens. The J.F. Dexter Collection". The Dickensian. 72 (379): 101–103. 
  5. ^ Friend s of the National Libraries: Annual Report for 1969 (Annual Report) (1969 ed.), London: Friends of the National Libraries, 1969, § "Acquisitions", p. 11, ISSN 1746-3270British Library shelfmark Ac.1326.. 
  6. ^ British Library (2010-04-27). "D: Dickens". Named Collections of Printed Materials. British Library. Archived from the original on 2011-02-10. Retrieved 2011-06-04. DEXTER, John Furber [1847-1917[sic]]. "The Dexter Collection of Dickensiana".