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Letters and papers, some printed, Written in 1883-1885

MS. Top. Oxon c. 182
Held at the Weston Library

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Letters and papers, some printed, relating to the anti-vivisectionist agitation, promoted by E. W. B. Nicholson, against the endowment of the Oxford Physiological Laboratory, A.D. 1883-5: the volume contains letters from many Oxford residents and clergy, including:

  1. The rev. Benjamin Jowett, master of Balliol (fols. 231, 408, cf. fol. 364)
  2. Prof. F. York Powell (fol. 139)
  3. Prof. John Ruskin (fol. 134)
  4. Sir John Burdon Sanderson (fols. 151, 289)


  • Creation: Written in 1883-1885


433 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Top. Oxon c. 182

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, no. 36181

Physical Facet

On paper


13 5/8 × 9 in.

Repository Details

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