Commonplace book of Humphrey Sibthorp
Commonplace book of Humphrey Sibthorp, Sherardian Professor of Botany, containing copies, drafts and extracts of letters of Sibthorp and a few verse and prose extracts, 1748-1763.
- Creation: 1748-1763
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Lat. misc. e. 109, fols. 1-2].
MS. Lat. misc. e. 109
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 10903
Commonplace book of Humphrey Sibthorp, 1748-1763.
Biographical / Historical
Humphrey Waldo Sibthorp (1713–1797) was a British botanist. He was the Sherardian Professor of Botany at the University of Oxford from 1747 to 1783.
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. II, no. 48003.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought, Quaritch, cat. 877 (1967), 130.
- Commonplace book of Humphrey Sibthorp
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