Personal diary and antiquarian notesm, 18 Nov 1751-14 Dec 1752,21 Dec 1752-Jul 1753
84, 82 leaves
Notebooks, numbered I to XX, originally intended by Stukeley for the minutes of the Brazen Nose Society at Stamford, Lincs., but mainly containing his diary, which includes many antiquarian notes and accounts of proceedings of the Royal Society.
- Creation: 18 Nov 1751-14 Dec 1752,21 Dec 1752-Jul 1753
Language of Materials
MSS. Eng. misc. e. 131-132
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 42253-42254
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought, Sotheby's, 14 July 1924, part of lot 238.
- Many of the contents are printed in Family memoirs of William Stukeley , ed. W. C. Lukis, Surtees society, 73, 76 and 80 (1882-7).