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Letters of Humfrey Wanley

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Typescript copies of some 200 letters of Humfrey Wanley (1672-1726), edited and annotated by P.L. Heyworth, but excluded from Heyworth's edition of Letters of Humfrey Wanley 1672-1726 (Oxford, 1989); with some photocopies of original Wanley letters.

Dates

  • 1695-1725

Extent

0.6 Linear metres (4 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 4798, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. c. 4798-4800; Facs. c. 139

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 9831

Overview

Typescript copies of some 200 letters of Humfrey Wanley (1672-1726), edited and annotated by P. L. Heyworth, but excluded from Heyworth's edition of Letters of Humfrey Wanley 1672-1726 (Oxford, 1989).

Biographical / Historical

Humfrey Wanley (1672-1726) was an antiquary. See Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for further details.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by P.L. Heyworth in 1993.

Existence and Location of Copies

Another copy of the typescript is in the British Library, Add. MSS. 71247-71249.
Title
Catalogue of letters of Humfrey Wanley, 1695-1725
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2018
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
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom