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Archive of Richard Frank

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Antiquarian and genealogical papers, 1656, 1735-62, compiled for a history of Yorkshire; personal estate papers, 1725-61 and miscellaneous papers, 1638-1879.

Dates

  • 1638-1879

Extent

3.3 Linear metres (22 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Yorks. c. 76, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. c. 633; Top. gen. e. 135; Top. Yorks. b. 21-26, Top. Yorks. c. 76-89

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12942

Overview

Antiquarian and estate papers of Richard Frank, relating to Yorkshire, 1638-1879, mainly 1725-62.

Biographical / Historical

Richard Frank (1698-1762) was an antiquary. For further details see the introduction to the catalogue of the collections of Nathaniel Johnston and Richard Frank in M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975 (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, p. 1337.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Anderson and Garland (Newcastle-upon-Tyne), 27 Apr. 1976, lots 335, 337.

Related Materials

For a catalogue of the collections of Richard Frank and Nathaniel Johnston mainly relating to Yorkshire, see M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975 (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 55290-390 (MSS. Eng. hist. c. 283-290; Eng. misc. c. 275, c. 341, d. 289-290, e. 252-254; Eng. poet. c. 25; Eng. th. c. 59; French e. 21; Lat. misc. c. 67, d. 75, f. 41; Lat. th. c. 18; Top. Derbyshire c. 3; Top. eccles. c. 9; Top. gen. c. 49-57; Top. Oxon. c. 378; Top. Yorks. b. 18-20, c. 13-70, c. 90, d. 9-11, e. 31). A letter from Frank relating to Johnston's collections is MS. Eng. lett. c. 327, fols. 1-2 (Clapinson and Rogers, op. cit., vol. I, no. 41389).
Title
Catalogue of the archive of Richard Frank, 1638-1879
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by M. Clapinson
Date
2003
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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