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Transcripts of Letter Books of Samuel Wilberforce, Bishop of Oxford

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Transcripts of letter books of Samuel Wilberforce, Bishop of Oxford, containing tissue copies of letters from the Bishop, 1843-68, by the Rev. R.K. Pugh. The originals are MSS Wilberforce, but are too fragile to be made available, except in special circumstances.

Dates

  • Creation: mid 20th cent. (transcripts of 19th cent. originals)

Extent

0.54 Linear metres (6 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. Dep. d. 208].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Dep. d. 148, Dep. d. 204, Dep. d. 208-11

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10538, CMD ID 9807, CMD ID 10220

Abstract

Transcripts of Letter Books of Samuel Wilberforce, Bishop of Oxford.

Biographical / Historical

Samuel Wilberforce (1805-73) was Bishop of Oxford and Winchester. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited in the Library by R.K. Pugh in 1962-1966.

Related Materials

Diaries of Samuel Wilberforce (Dep. e. 311-31); Wilberforce Family Papers (MSS. Wilberforce a. 1, b. 1, c. 1-31, d. 1-51, e. 1-24, f.1-5, g. 1-17).

Bibliography

  • See Ronald K. Pugh The episcopate of Samuel Wilberforce, Bishop of Oxford, 1845-1869, and of Winchester, 1869-1873 : with special reference to the administration of the Diocese of Oxford (Thesis (D.Phil.), University of Oxford, 1957); and R.K. Pugh and J.F.A. Mason (eds.) The letter-books of Samuel Wilberforce, 1843-68, (Buckinghamshire Record Society and the Oxfordshire Record Society, 1970).
Title
Transcripts of Letter Books of Samuel Wilberforce, Bishop of Oxford
Status
Published
Author
Collection Level Description by Susan Thomas; EAD version 2023 by Alice Zamboni
Date
EAD version 2023
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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