Papers of John Loveday the Elder and of Thomas Loveday
- A chronological list of world rulers, notables and remarkable events from the Creation to 1753, compiled by John Loveday the elder, n.d. [late 18th century], with an index of names
- Notes by Thomas Loveday on his father, John Loveday the younger (d. 1809), including an account of his death and funeral, 1810-1816.
- late 18th-cent., 1810-1816
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. d. 1355].
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MSS. Eng. misc. d. 1355-1356, e. 1520
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13193
Biographical / Historical
John Loveday the elder (1711-1789) was a philologist and antiquarian. Thomas Loveday (fl. 1810-1816) was the son of John Loveday the younger (d.1809).
Other Finding Aids
A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.
Bought at the sale of Bishop D.G. Loveday's Library, 26 November 1985.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given to the Library in 1986.
- Papers of John Loveday the Elder and of Thomas Loveday
- Susan Thomas