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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: B, Written in 1887-1900 by H. Hurst

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MS. Top. Oxon c. 187

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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. 191 is a general index to the whole. The longer articles in each volume are here given:
  1. Extracts from Bodleian MSS. nos. 8515 (fol. 1), 8514 (fol. 54), 8516 (fol. 95), 10854 (fol. 247), and printed books as A. Clark's Life and Times of Anthony Wood (fols. 109, 221)
  2. Paper by the writer on the foundations of Oseney abbey (fol. 235)
  3. Extracts from the 16th cent. churchwardens' accounts of St. Martin's, Carfax (fol. 263)
  4. Inventories of the church ornaments, 1547, 1552, 1553, 1560 (fol. 268)
  5. Interspersed are notes, by the writer, of archaeological discoveries made in Oxford in 1895-7 (fols. 104, 106, 154, 159, 216, 265)
  6. Fols. 160-202 consist of newspaper cuttings

Dates

  • Written in 1887-1900 by H. Hurst

Extent

207 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Top. Oxon c. 187

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. 36036

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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