Manuscripts owned by Charles Towneley, including material relating to various members of the Towneley family, particularly the antiquary Charles Towneley (1737-1805).
- 15th-19th cent.
Language of Materials
English and French
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Add. C. 203].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Add. C. 203-204, D. 70-72, D. 73A-C, E. 4
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13393
Biographical / Historical
Colonel Charles Towneley (1803-1876).
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. 29110-18.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The manuscripts were bought at the Col. Charles Towneley sale at Sotheby's, 19-20 April 1877.
- Towneley Manuscripts
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description