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The original MS. of George Ballard's Memoirs of several Ladies of Great Britain who have been celebrated for their writings or learning (printed first in 1752)

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MS. Ballard 74

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The original MS. of George Ballard's Memoirs of several Ladies of Great Britain who have been celebrated for their writings or learning (printed first in 1752), with some additions. See vol. iii, p. 160.

Dates

  • Written in the middle of the 18th century by G. Ballard

Extent

336 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Ballard 74, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Ballard 74

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18921

Abstract

The original MS. of George Ballard's Memoirs of several Ladies of Great Britain who have been celebrated for their writings or learning (printed first in 1752)

Biographical / Historical

George Ballard (1705-1755) was an antiquary.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, no. 31010

Custodial History

With the modern bookplate and crest of the Cosens family.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased, 1890, from John Galwey, bookseller.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

10 1/2 × 8 in.
Title
The original MS. of George Ballard's Memoirs of several Ladies of Great Britain who have been celebrated for their writings or learning (printed first in 1752)
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom