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A few papers relating to the old Radcliffe library at Oxford

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MS. Top. Oxon b. 43

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A few papers relating to the old Radcliffe library at Oxford, printed and manuscript: among the latter are:
  1. Fol. 5. Some notes about dr. John Radcliffe (d. 1714)
  2. Fol. 7. Draft of a letter to John Cleland from James Fraser (about 1740?), relating to the Oriental MSS. of the latter now in the Bodleian
  3. Fol. 8. Papers relating to a search for some of the Fraser MSS. in 1823 by August Wilhelm von Schlegel, including a notice of two of them by Schlegel, written at Oxford on Nov. 9 in that year
Additions: Fols. 19-26, three letters describing the opening of the Radcliffe Library at Oxford in 1749, of which the first two have been printed in the Bodleian Quarterly Record, i, pp. 165-72:

Dates

  • Partly written about 1740-1823

Extent

19 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon b. 43, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Oxon b. 43

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19523

Abstract

A few papers relating to the old Radcliffe library at Oxford

Biographical / Historical

John Radcliffe (1650-1714) was a physician.

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. 33160

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by H. D. Acland, esq., on Dec. 13, 1901, see letter of that date at fol. 1 and additions bought from messrs. Stevens, son, and Stiles, London booksellers, July 9, 1915.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

15 1/8 × 9 3/4 in.
Title
A few papers relating to the old Radcliffe library at Oxford
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

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