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Autograph signatures of distinguished visitors to the Bodleian, 1820-1903

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MS. Autogr. c. 4/1
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Autograph signatures of distinguished visitors to the Bodleian, recipients of honorary degrees at Oxford and (till 1861) persons admitted ad eundem, chiefly from Cambridge. Includes:
  1. (fol. 6) (Friedrich Heinrich) Wilhelm Gesenius, 5 Aug 1820
  2. (fol. 9) Karl Ottfried Müller, 21 Jun 1822
  3. (fol. 10) (Friedrich) A(ugust Gottreu) 28 May 1825
  4. (fols. 19, 87) Queen Victoria, 8 Nov 1832
  5. (fols. 26, 30, 33, 41) Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, 20 Oct 1835, 14 Sep 1839, 15 Jun 1841, 20 Aug 1844
  6. (fol. 31) Henry Hallam, the historian, 16 Oct 1840
  7. (fols. 33, 74, 79, 87) Prince Albert, 15 Jun 1841, 4 Jun 1856, 9 Jan 1857, 12 Dec 1860
  8. (fol. 50) Sir James Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak, 26 Nov 1847
  9. (fol. 68) King Pedro V of Portugal, 17 Jun 1854
  10. (fols. 68, 100) Alfred Tennyson, 21 Jun 1855, 4 Nov 1871
  11. (fols. 79, 85, 92, 114) Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII), 9 Jan 1857, 27 Mar 1860, 18 Jun 1863, 18 Mar 1879
  12. (fol. 92) Alexandra, Princess of Wales, (later Queen Alexandra), 18 Jun 1863
  13. (fol. 97) Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, 21 Jun 1870
  14. (fols. 102, 110) Prince Napoleon, 17 Mar 1873, 10 Jan 1878
  15. (fol. 119) Ernest Renan, 12 Apr 1860
  16. (fol. 119) George Goschen, 22 Jun 1881
  17. (fols. 123, 125v) Robert Browning, 15 Jun 1882, 16 Jun 1885
  18. (fol. 125v) Sir Henry Irving, 1886
  19. (fol. 128v) Arthur James Balfour, 17 Jun 1891
  20. (fol. 134v) Cecil J. Rhodes, 21 Jun 1899

Dates

  • 1820-1903

Extent

247 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

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Shelfmark

MS. Autogr. c. 4/1

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. V, no. 30421.

Physical Facet

Binding: brown calf with gold ornament (1819?).

Dimensions

12 3/8 × 8 1/8 in.

Repository Details

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