Skip to main content

'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: D, Written in 1887-1900 by H. Hurst

 File
MS. Top. Oxon c. 189

  • How to
    request
'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. Abstract of Bodleian MS. no. 11755 (p. 1)
  2. Extracts from Merton college lease-books (p. 73)
  3. Papers on Pembroke college by the rev. D. Macleane, read Nov. 5, 1897 (p. 100b), and by the writer on the frescoes in Old Headington church, Feb. 25, 1889 (p. 121), and on Oxford Castle, Nov. 3, 1899 (p. 204) and Aug. 5, 1898 (p. 291)
  4. Extracts from Dr. C. L. Shadwell's privately printed Oriel College Catalogue of Muniments (p. 243)
  5. Correspondence on the place-name Oxford as published in Notes and Queries, 1899 (p. 447)
  6. Notes by the writer on archaeological discoveries made in Oxford in 1897-1900 occur at pp. 71, 80, 99, 105, 190, and sketches at pp. 306, 308
  7. The volume contains in addition two printed pamphlets and numerous press-cuttings (pp. 109, 227, 309)

Dates

  • Written in 1887-1900 by H. Hurst

Extent

607 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Top. Oxon c. 189

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. 36038

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

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom