Works of J.S. Knowles
Manuscript and printed works of J.S. Knowles, consisting of:
- Transcript of articles contributed to the Glasgow Free Press by Knowles, 1823-1824
- The Western luminary or Glasgow literary and scientific gazette, vol. 1, nos. 1-26 (Jan.-June 1824), edited by Knowles, with several articles by him
- Tales and novelettes (privately printed, London, 1874), with a manuscript of 'Therese', n.d., and Fortescue. A novel (privately printed, London, 1846)
- Volume containing The rock of Rome; or the arch heresy (London, 1849), with a manuscript of the work, n.d., and The gospel attributed to Matthew is the record of the whole original apostlehood (London, 1855), with manuscript drafts, n.d.
- The idol demolished by its own priest (Edinburgh & London, 1851)
- Two volumes containing thirty unpublished sermons by Knowles, 1853, 1854, n.d.
- Transcripts of the thirty sermons, 1873
- Drafts of three lectures on the apostolic succession and on infant baptism, n.d.
- 19th cent.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 517].
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MSS. Eng. misc. c. 517-525
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13063
Biographical / Historical
James Sheridan Knowles (1784-1862) was a dramatist. 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. 44131-9.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was bought from Frank Hammond in 1972.
- Works of J.S. Knowles
- Emily Tarrant
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