J.P. Jones Manuscripts
Collections relating to Devonshire compiled by John Pike Jones.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Devon d. 1].
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MSS. Top. Devon d. 1-2, e. 1-6
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13059
Biographical / Historical
John Pike Jones (1790-1857) of Chudleigh, Devon, was an antiquary. 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. 29462-9.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The manuscripts were bought from S. Drayton & Sons in 1884.
- J.P. Jones Manuscripts
- Emily Tarrant
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