Rawlinson J: Academica, 17th-18th century
This section consists of Rawlinson's collections about Oxford history, mainly biographical facts collected with a view to his projected continutation of Wood's Athenae Oxonienses. There are also volumes connected with Cambridge, Eton and other schools. The manuscripts include:
- Extracts and lists copied or compiled from the Archives of the University of Oxford, 18th century
- Notes of contemporary events, chiefly relating to Oxford men, such as institutions to benefices, appointments, deaths etc., made by Rawlinson, October 1739-March 1755
- 17th-18th century
Language of Materials
English and Latin
Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Rawl. J. fol. 1-33, Rawl. J. 4o 1-38, Rawl. J. 8o 1-18.
Other Finding Aids
Full descriptions are in 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. III, nos. 15036-15123.