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John Dunkin's collections for Oxfordshire

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Dunkin's collections consist of extracts made in the first half of the 19th century from various sources relating to Oxfordshire.

Dates

  • early 19th cent.

Extent

0.6 Linear metres (12 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. Dep. d. 71, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

Dep. d. 71-82

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 8220

Overview

Extracts made by John Dunkin (1782-1846), topographer, from various sources relating to Oxfordshire.

Biographical / Historical

John Dunkin (1782-1846), topographer, was the author of The history and antiquities of Bicester (London, 1816) and Oxfordshire. The history and antiquities of the hundreds of Bullington and Ploughley (London, 1823). For further details, see Dictionary of National Biography.

Custodial History

Presented to the Guildhall Library by Ellen Elizabeth Dunkin, daughter of John Dunkin, 6 April 1886. Formerly Guildhall MSS. 438/1-7 (now Dep. d. 71-77), 439/1-4 (now Dep. d. 78-81), and 441 (now Dep. d. 82).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited 1954.
Title
John Dunkin's collections for Oxfordshire, early 19th cent.
Status
Completed
Date
2003
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Conversion to EAD supported by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom