Transcripts of Letter Books of Samuel Wilberforce, Bishop of Oxford
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.
- Creation: mid 20th cent. (transcripts of 19th cent. originals)
0.54 Linear Metres (6 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. Dep. d. 208].
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
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.
- 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).
- Transcripts of Letter Books of Samuel Wilberforce, Bishop of Oxford
- Collection Level Description by Susan Thomas; EAD version 2023 by Alice Zamboni
- EAD version 2023
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