Personal diary and antiquarian notes, Jan 1752-Sep 1753, Sep 1753-20 Jun 1754
84, 83 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: Jan 1752-Sep 1753, Sep 1753-20 Jun 1754
Language of Materials
MSS. Eng. misc. e. 133-134
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. 42255-42256
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).