Volumes Compiled by William Whiston
Volumes compiled by William Whiston and others, including sermons and material relating to Christianity and natural history.
- 17th-18th cent.
Language of Materials
English and Latin
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. d. 297].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. misc. d. 297, e. 259, f. 85-86; Eng. th. c. 60, e. 45; Lat. misc. f. 42-43; Lat. th. e. 27-28
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 7187
Biographical / Historical
William Whiston (1677-1752) was Chaplain to the Bishop of Norwich and a scientist. 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. 45292-301.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was bought from Blackwell's in 1948.
- Volumes Compiled by William Whiston
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description