Letters collected by R.H. Lightfoot
- fols. 189-190 letter in verse to Nicholas Lightfoot from Robert Southey, 25 Mar 1793
- fol. 191 letter partly in verse to Nicholas Lightfoot from Robert Southey, 22 Dec 1793
- fols. 193-194 letter to Nicholas Lightfoot from Edmund Davard [?], 19 Jun 1794
- fols. 195-196 letter to Nicholas Lightfoot from [Edmund Davard?], 2-6 Jan 1795
- fols. 197-198 letter to Nicholas Lightfoot from George Burnett, 22 Oct 1796
- fol. 199 letter to Edward Pusey from John Henry Newman, 31 Dec 1864
- fol. 200 letter to the Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University from W.E. Gladstone, 11 June 1865
- fol. 201 note concerning the purpose of a College, n.d.
- fols. 202-206 letter to Joseph from R.G. Collingwood discussing F.H. Bradley's The Presuppositions of Critical History with notes on Bradley's book, 15 Jul 1932
- fols. 207-211 note from Cecil Boutflower enclosing four envelopes addressed to Bishop Lightfoot, with handwriting identified, n.d.
- Creation: 1793-1932 and n.d.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. lett. c. 453, fol. 189].
MS. Eng. lett. c. 453, fols. 189-211
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 16128
Letters collected by R.H. Lightfoot.
Biographical / Historical
Professor Robert Henry Lightfoot (1883-1953) was the Ireland Professor of Exegesis of Holy Scripture, Oxford University, 1934–1949. For further details see Who's Who.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Rev. P.M. Haynes in 1978.
- Boutflower | Cecil Henry | Right Reverend | 1863-1942 | bishop (Person)
- Burnett | George | 1774/5-1811 | writer (Person)
- Collingwood | Robin George | 1889-1943 | philosopher and historian (Person)
- Gladstone | William Ewart | 1809-1898 | statesman (Person)
- Newman | John Henry | 1801-1890 | theologian and cardinal (Person)
- Southey | Robert | 1774-1843 | poet, journalist, and biographer (Person)
- Catalogue of Letters collected by R.H. Lightfoot
- Finding aid prepared by Lucy McCann
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