Twenty-five volumes of sermons and theological notes by Dr John Conant.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Add. A. 244].
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MSS. Add. A. 244-261, B. 86-92
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12877
Biographical / Historical
Dr John Conant (1608-1694), theologian, was Rector of Exeter College, Oxford. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
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. 29247-71.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The volumes were bought from Messrs. John Taylor & Son, of Northampton, on 28 December 1883, for £3.
- Six volumes of sermons by Conant were printed, 1693-1722.
- Conant Manuscripts
- Emily Tarrant
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