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Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe Papers

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Papers of Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe, consisting of:
  1. Correspondence and literary pieces, 1794-1844, consisting chiefly of some letters written by him, and many letters to him from intimate friends
  2. 371 letters and papers, chiefly adressed to Sharpe, 1793-1846, arranged in alphabetical order of writers' name

Dates

  • 1763-1872

Extent

4 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 38].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

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.

Bibliography

  • Letters from and to Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe (Edinburgh, 1888).
Title
Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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