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.
- mid 20th cent. (transcripts of 19th cent. originals)
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Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. Dep. 208].
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CMD ID 10538
Biographical / Historical
Samuel Wilberforce (1805-73) was Bishop of Oxford and Winchester. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Deposited in the Library by R.K. Pugh in 1965-6.
- 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
- Susan Thomas
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