Personal diary and antiquarian notes. Verse (in e. 138) in Crum, Nov 1756-5 May 1758, 11 May 1758-Dec 1759
87, 79 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: Nov 1756-5 May 1758, 11 May 1758-Dec 1759
Language of Materials
MSS. Eng. misc. e. 137-138
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. 42259-42260
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).