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'Berkshire & Oxfordshire Antiquities...'

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MS. Top. Berks e. 8

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'Berkshire & Oxfordshire Antiquities:
  1. A collection of valuable original letters relating to the discovery of urns, implements etc. etc. during excavations on the Berkshire hills, 1851-1858 [chiefly from E. Martin Atkins, 1850-8, fol. 2]
  2. Also letters relating to the excavations at Brighthampton, 1857-8, by J. Y. Akerman & S. Stone
  3. Miscellaneous letters on similar subjects. From the collection of dr. [John] Wilson, President of Trinity College, Oxford: purchased Dec. 1873 ... J. P. Earwaker.' The letters are all addressed to dr. Wilson, and there is a draft of a reply by him, Sept. 19, 1857 (fol. 100), and a letter of April 17, 1869 (fol. 82)
  4. Fol. 1 shows that no. 29087 was also from dr. Wilson's collection


  • Written in A.D. 1851-1869


124 Leaves

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Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Berks e. 8, fols. 1-2]
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MS. Top. Berks e. 8

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20118


'Berkshire & Oxfordshire Antiquities...'

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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, no. 30080

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Bodleian from mr. J. P. Earwaker on Dec. 16, 1889, for £1 1s.

Physical Facet

On paper


8 1/2 × 5 3/4 in.
'Berkshire & Oxfordshire Antiquities...'
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

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