Correspondence of A.C. Ducarel and John Loveday
Correspondence of A.C. Ducarel and John Loveday, with a few letters in the hand of John Loveday the younger.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. c. 6].
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MSS. Eng. lett. c. 6, d. 34
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12913, 12914
Biographical / Historical
Andrew Coltee Ducarel (1713-1785) was an antiquary. John Loveday (1711-89) was a philologist and antiquary. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 40752-3.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
MS. Eng. lett. c. 6 was given to the Library by Thomas Loveday in 1930. MS. Eng. lett. d. 34 was bought from Bernard Halliday in 1930.
- Correspondence of A.C. Ducarel and John Loveday
- Emily Tarrant
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