Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe Papers
Papers of Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe, consisting of:
- Correspondence and literary pieces, 1794-1844, consisting chiefly of some letters written by him, and many letters to him from intimate friends
- 371 letters and papers, chiefly adressed to Sharpe, 1793-1846, arranged in alphabetical order of writers' name
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 38].
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MSS. Eng. misc. c. 38-41
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13310, 13312
Biographical / Historical
Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe (1781-1851) was an antiquary and artist. 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. VI, nos. 33074-7.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were partly presented by Rev. W.K.R. Bedford in 1902, and partly bought from J. Hardie Brown, bookseller of Edinburgh, in 1902.
- Letters from and to Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe (Edinburgh, 1888).
- Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe Papers
- Emily Tarrant
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