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Papers of H.H. Vaughan


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Papers of H.H. Vaughan, including:
  1. Correspondence, 1833-1916
  2. Lectures as Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford, 1849-1854
  3. Fragments and drafts of lectures and papers relating to attendance at Vaughan's lectures, 1850-7, n.d.
  4. Miscellaneous papers relating to university affairs and concerning Vaughan's resignation from the professorship, 1835-1857
  5. Drafts and fair copies of an unfinished philosophical work, 1870-1878
  6. Collections for Vaughan's New readings and renderings of Shakespeare's tragedies (3 vols., London, 1878-1886)
  7. Papers of and concerning Sir John Vaughan, 1799-1841
  8. Exercise book containing copies of letters and papers of C.R. Prinsep, concerning property in Singapore and Tasmania, 1858-1859
  9. Exercise book containing part of William Stubbs's inaugural lecture as Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford, 1867


  • 1799-1916


60 shelfmarks

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Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. b. 227].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. b. 227-228, c. 364-373, d. 999, e. 970; Eng. hist. c. 1027, d. 458-478, d. 481, e. 339-340; Eng. lett. c. 457, d. 434-445, e. 153-156; Top. Oxon. c. 663, d. 716-717, e. 526

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 9206

Biographical / Historical

Henry Halford Vaughan (1811-1885) was Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford, 1848-58. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Related Materials

See also Lectures by H.H. Vaughan, (Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. hist. d. 165-178).


  • The papers were extensively used in E.G.W. Bill, University reform in nineteenth-century Oxford (Oxford, 1973)
Papers of H.H. Vaughan
Emily Tarrant
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Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom