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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. 185

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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. Papers read before the Oxford Architectural and Historical Society by canon Wm. Bright on Oxford cathedral, Feb. 19, 1887 (p. 1120), and by Mr. Falconer Madan on Brasenose college knocker, Nov. 18, 1890 (p. 1148)
  2. Long extracts from Gutch's edition of Wood's Colleges of Oxford (pp. 1168, 1193), and other published works relating to Oxford history
  3. Extracts made about A.D. 1736 from registers of deeds at Exeter college (p. 1310)
  4. Notices of the church of St. Peter-in-the-East from Merton college register and extracts from its churchwardens' accounts (pp. 1320, 1325)
  5. Up to p. 1107 the volume consists of newspaper cuttings

Dates

  • Written in 1887-1900 by H. Hurst

Extent

660 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Top. Oxon c. 185

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. 36034

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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