Mark Noble Papers
Correspondence, catalogues and antiquarian works of Mark Noble, with some papers of his daughter, Martha C. Syms. Consisting of:
- Letters, mainly from J.S. Hylton, 1773-1781
- Letters from various correspondents, 1781-1826
- Catalogues of historical prints and engraved portraits
- Antiquarian works and sermons, including 'History of the family of Noble', 1800, and 'An history of the ... house of Brandon', 1807
- Papers of Martha Syms, including reminiscences, n.d., and letters, 1801-1816
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. b. 30].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. misc. b. 30, c. 135, d. 146-173, e. 156-165; Eng. th. d. 30; Num. e. 17; Top. Kent d. 2; Top. Suffolk d. 16
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13264
Biographical / Historical
Mark Noble (1754-1827) was a biographer, genealogist and antiquary. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 42065-108.
The papers were owned by members of the Cresswell and Farmer families, descendants of Mark Noble.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were given to the Library in 1927.
- Mark Noble Papers
- Emily Tarrant
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