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'Old Oxford', an extensive collection of notes and extracts chiefly from printed sources relating to the history, topography and old buildings of the city of Oxford: A*, Written in 1887-1900 by H. Hurst

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MS. Top. Oxon c. 183

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'Old Oxford', an extensive collection of notes and extracts chiefly from printed sources relating to the history, topography and old buildings of the city of Oxford, the whole compiled by Mr. Herbert Hurst. To each volume is prefixed an index to its contents and a list of the principal items contained in it, MS. Top. Oxon c. 183-186 being reckoned as one volume: MS. Top. Oxon c. 191 is a general index to the whole. The longer articles in each volume are here given:
  1. Extracts from alderman Wm. Fletcher's notes to Gutch's edition of Wood's History of the University and Colleges of Oxford (nos. 28106-9 in this Catalogue) (fols. 515, 528, 535)
  2. Extracts from Isaac Wake's Rex Platonicus, Oxford, 1605 (fols. 521, 859)
  3. Leonard Hutten's Antiquities of Oxford from Hearne's appendix to the Textus Roffensis, Oxford, 1720 (fol. 568)
  4. Excerpts from Bodleian MSS. nos. 11752-3--Wood's City of Oxford (fols. 656, 680), and from various published works on Oxford antiquities (fols. 787, 792, 811, 823)
  5. Also a study of the details in the roof of the Divinity School by the writer (fol. 886)

Dates

  • Written in 1887-1900 by H. Hurst

Extent

362 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Top. Oxon c. 183

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. 36032

Related Materials

Vol. E (MS. Top. Oxon. c. 190) consists wholly of newspaper-cuttings and so does not count as a manuscript.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

11 3/4--12 1/8 × 7 3/4--8 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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