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Papers relating to mazes, by Herbert Hurst except where otherwise mentioned, Written in 1908-1912

MS. Eng. misc. c. 86
Held at the Weston Library

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Papers relating to mazes, by Herbert Hurst except where otherwise mentioned. Principal contents:

  1. Fol. 8. a paper on mazes read before the Dorset Antiquarian Society in April 1909 (cf. MS. Drawings gen. c. 1)
  2. Fol. 55. mazes in churches
  3. Fol. 63. annotated copy of a published article by Henry E. Dudeney on 'Mazes and how to thread them'
  4. Fol. 76. transcript of a paper by Dr. W. E. Ball in the published Proceedings of the Lewisham Antiquarian Society, 1899-1901, on 'Maze, Troy-towns and Jerusalem Roads'
  5. Fol. 109. letters from the rev. F. G. Walker, secretary of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society, Jan.-March 1909
  6. Fol. 147. correspondence relating to examples of mazes in England arranged in alphabetical order of places
  7. Fol. 217. 'Virgil's Troy-game analysed'
  8. Fol. 225. the Troy-game and Troy-towns


  • Creation: Written in 1908-1912


246 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. misc. c. 86

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. 36024

Custodial History

Bound up out of papers presented Sept. 23.

Physical Facet

On paper


13 1/2 × 10 7/8 in.

Repository Details

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