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Hussey Bequest

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Sketches and notebooks of Richard Charles Hussey. The collection consists chiefly of finely executed architectural drawings and notes of buildings in England and France, with a few of Belgium and Germany; also of some transcripts of building accounts and fabric rolls, and over a hundred rubbings from brasses, with a few miscellaneous papers.

Dates

  • 17th-19th cent. (predominantly 19th cent.)

Extent

41 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English and Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. hist. c. 1; Top. eccl. a. 3].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. hist. c. 1; Top. eccl. a. 3, c. 2; Top. gen. a. 1, b. 5-6, c. 20-21, e. 49-51, f. 3-29; Top. Kent c. 3-4; Top. Staffs. c. 2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13049

Biographical / Historical

Richard Charles Hussey (1806-1887), of Harbledown near Canterbury, was an architect.

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. 29681-721.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was bequeathed to the Library by Hussey in 1887.
Title
Hussey Bequest
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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