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Diary of Robert Eden

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MS. Eng. misc. f. 593

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Includes entries written during terms as an undergraduate at Christ Church, Oxford. Written in Simpson's Gentleman's Almanack.

Dates

  • 1826

Extent

108 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. f. 593, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. f. 593

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 22316

Abstract

Diary of Robert Eden

Biographical / Historical

Robert Eden (1804-1886) was an undergraduate at Christ Church, Oxford. Later in life he became the Scottish Episcopal bishop of Moray, Ross and Caithness. For further details see the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought at Sotheby's, 18 Jun 1979, part of lot 21.

Related Materials

A letter from one of his sons, R.A. Eden, 1906, formerly inserted in the diary, is now MS. Eng. lett. e. 159, fols. 7-8.

Physical Facet

Red calf wallet binding
Title
Diary of Robert Eden
Status
Completed
Author
EAD version 2022 by C. McIlwaine
Date
EAD version 2022
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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