Notebooks of Henry Cotton
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.
- [c. 1814-1863]
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. d. 292].
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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.
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. 45288-91.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The notebooks were given to the Library by Henry Cotton's grand-daughter in 1946.
- Notebooks of Henry Cotton
- Emily Tarrant
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