Papers of Sir Thomas Phillipps and family
The papers relate partly to Phillipps's grandfather, William Phillipps, and other early members of the family, and partly to Sir Thomas's immediate family, and his collecting.
- 17th-19th cent.
0.3 Linear metres (4 physical shelfmarks)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 7131, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Eng. c. 7131, e. 3450-3452
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 15798
Papers of Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872) and family, 17th-19th cent.
Biographical / Historical
Sir Thomas Phillipps, first Bart., (1792-1872), antiquary, bibliophile and collector. For further details, see Dictionary of National Biography.
Owned by Sir Thomas Phillipps; the loose papers disbound from a volume or volumes put together by Phillipps, and some leaves with his numbering on them. Bought by Martin Schøyen from H.P. Kraus.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought, Sotheby's, 2 Dec. 2003, lots 57 and 59.
- Catalogue of Papers of Sir Thomas Phillipps and family, 17th-19th cent.
- Finding aid prepared by Tim Rogers
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