Additional Papers of William Gilpin
The collection consists of:
- Manuscripts of William Gilpin's published works
- Poems and essays not by Gilpin
- Letters from William Gilpin (1757-1848) to his wife
Language of Materials
English and Latin
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. b. 36].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. lett. b. 36, c. 534; Eng. misc. d. 1204-7, e. 1318-26; Eng. poet. c. 71, d. 221-4, e. 175-8; Lat. misc. c. 94
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12974
Biographical / Historical
William Gilpin (1724-1804) was a clergyman, educationist, biographer and topographer. His son was William Gilpin (1757-1848), Rector of Pulverbatch. Details of William Gilpin (1724-1804) are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
A full description is available in the Library.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were given to the Library in 1981.
- Additional Papers of William Gilpin
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description