Manuscripts collected by Nathaniel Crynes, including legal documents, and Biblical, philosophical, theological and literary manuscripts.
- 11th-18th cent.
Language of Materials
Latin, English, and French
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. Crynes 837; MSS. Add. C. 85; Auct. D. 4. 11].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
Crynes 837; MSS. Add. C. 85; Auct. D. 4. 11, D. 5. 3, F. 6. 10; Bodl. 634, 641, 673, 881, 923, 939-940, 943, 958, 985, 988
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12888
Biographical / Historical
Nathaniel Crynes (1686-1745) was Fellow of St John's College, Oxford, and Superior Bedel of Arts (1716).
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. V, nos. 27686-92 and 27699-707.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Nos. 27686-92 were presented to the Library by Nathaniel Crynes in 1736; nos. 27699-707 were bequeathed to the Library by Crynes in 1745.
- Crynes Manuscripts
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description