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Notebooks of Henry Cotton

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Notebooks of Henry Cotton, containing records of events, and notes of and transcripts from books and manuscripts, in the Library; lists of 'high-priced or rare books' compiled from booksellers' catalogues and other sources; and miscellaneous bibliographical notes.

Dates

  • [c. 1814-1863]

Extent

4 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. d. 292].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. d. 292-295

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12836

Biographical / Historical

Henry Cotton (1789-1879) was sub-librarian of the Bodleian Library, 1814-22. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The notebooks were given to the Library by Henry Cotton's grand-daughter in 1946.
Title
Notebooks of Henry Cotton
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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