Skip to main content

Papers relating to Samuel Johnson

 Single Item
MS. Don. c. 62

  • How to
    request
Papers relating to Samuel Johnson, including:
  1. Fols. 17-21. his comments on Lord Hailes's Annals of Scotland (1776), in Boswell's hand
  2. Fols. 36-43. pages 113-28 of his corrected page proofs of Life of Cowley (1779)
  3. Fol. 44. Boswell's note on two lines from 'The vanity of human wishes', with Johnson's own correction, 1778

Dates

  • 1778-1830

Extent

44 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. c. 62, fols. 1-2]
Please see our help page for further guidance on citing archives and manuscripts.

Shelfmark:

MS. Don. c. 62

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16814

Overview

Papers relating to Samuel Johnson, 1778-1830

Biographical / Historical

Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) was an English author and lexicographer.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by the Friends of the Bodleian, 1940, except fol. 44, given by Col. Ralph Isham through the Friends of the Bodleian, 1947.
Title
Papers relating to Samuel Johnson
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom