Archive of Richard Frank
Antiquarian and genealogical papers, 1656, 1735-62, compiled for a history of Yorkshire; personal estate papers, 1725-61 and miscellaneous papers, 1638-1879.
3.3 Linear metres (22 physical shelfmarks)
Language of Materials
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
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.
- Catalogue of the archive of Richard Frank, 1638-1879
- Finding aid prepared by M. Clapinson
- Language of description