Manuscripts of James P.R. Lyell
Manuscripts, mainly medieval, collected by Lyell, arranged in the following categories:
- British Isles
- Germany and Austria
- Lyell empt.
- 11th-20th cent.
Language of Materials
Latin, French, English, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Ancient Greek, Hebrew, and Arabic
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Ch. For. 112].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Ch. For. 112, 114-115; Lyell 1-100; Lyell empt. 1-65; Top. Oxon e. 772
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 7669, 7670
Biographical / Historical
James Patrick Ronaldson Lyell (1871-1948) was a collector of printed books and manuscripts.
Other Finding Aids
A.C. de la Mare, Catalogue ... of Medieval Manuscripts Bequeathed ... by James P.R. Lyell (Oxford, 1971)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The manuscripts were bequeathed to the Library by Lyell in 1948.
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