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A series of printed forms used by the University of Oxford in connexion with the conferment of degrees

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MS. Top. Oxon c. 154

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A series of printed forms used by the University of Oxford in connexion with the conferment of degrees, filled in by dr. Philip Bliss the Registrar, and exhibiting the whole procedure in detail throughout the year 1829.

At intervals in the book are notes by the rev. T. Llewelyn Thomas on Jesus college, Oxford, about 1892 (see p. 521). The whole history of this queer volume is given at p. 519. A few forms are of 1828 and 1830-33.

Dates

  • Written and printed chiefly in 1829 at Oxford

Extent

560 pages

Language of Materials

  • Latin
  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon c. 154, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Oxon c. 154

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19638

Abstract

A series of printed forms used by the University of Oxford in connexion with the conferment of degrees

Biographical / Historical

Philip Bliss (1787-1857) was an antiquary and an editor.

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. 34117

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Collected, mounted and annotated by the rev. Andrew Clark, who presented the collection, apparently in December 1908.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

13 1/8 × 8 3/4 in.
Title
A series of printed forms used by the University of Oxford in connexion with the conferment of degrees
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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