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Topographical Collections for Oxfordshire and Berkshire, Compiled by Henry Hinton and James Hunt

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Topographical collections for Oxfordshire and Berkshire, compiled by Henry Hinton and James Hunt. The collection consists of:
  1. Notes on Oxfordshire churches
  2. Notes on the history of Oxfordshire
  3. Drawings and engravings of Oxfordshire churches
  4. Drawings of coats of arms in Oxfordshire and Berkshire churches
  5. Drawings of monuments and brasses in Oxford college chapels
  6. Sketches and drawings of Oxford University and city buildings and monuments
  7. Collections for a history of Oxford city and university
  8. Portraits and biographical sketches of Oxford worthies
  9. Account of the Botanical Garden, Oxford
  10. Collections for a history of Berkshire

Dates

  • 1791-1840

Extent

19 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Berks. c. 57].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Top. Berks. c. 57-8, d. 38; Top. Oxon. c. 688-9, d. 795-803, e. 545-8

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13021

Biographical / Historical

Henry Hinton (1749-1816) was an ironmonger of Oxford. James Hunt (1795-1857) was a chemist of Oxford.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Custodial History

The collections were bought from James Hunt by Sir Thomas Phillipps in 1819 and 1820.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collections were bought from Sir Anthony Wagner in 1979.

Related Materials

See also Topographical Collections of Henry Hinton and James Hunt (MSS. Don. b. 14, c. 90-1, c. 97-8, d. 138-43, d. 148-9, e. 107-14).

Rubbings of brasses in Berkshire churches made by Hinton and Hunt between 1803 and 1815 are MSS. Rubbings Phillipps-Robinson 587-861, 876-933. For a discussion of the rubbings, see Transactions of the Monumental Brass Society, vol. xii, part 1, no. XCII (1975), 90-100.

Bibliography

For a discussion of the papers see Oxoniensia xxxvii (1972), 215-20.
Title
Topographical Collections for Oxfordshire and Berkshire, Compiled by Henry Hinton and James Hunt
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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