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A register of dr. Frodsham Hodson

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MS. Top. Oxon c. 31
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A register of dr. Frodsham Hodson, when vice-chancellor of the university of Oxford, from the day of his election Oct. 6, 1818, to the following Nov. 7. This contain, not only a diary of his public life, but also:

  1. Memoranda of interest, such as a list of sermons of which the V.-C. appoints preachers (fol. 3v)
  2. A Latin list of trades of which members have been at some time matriculated, 1820 (fol. 4)
  3. A copy of a petition from Henry Cotton that Oxonia should be used, and not Oxonium, 1818 (fol. 154)
  4. A list of persons to whom the Oxford Almanacs were usually presented (fol. 158v)

(fols. 16-136, 140-8, etc., are blank paper)


  • Creation: Written in A.D. 1818-1820 by F. Hodson


161 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon c. 31, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Top. Oxon c. 31

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20540


A register of dr. Frodsham Hodson

Biographical / Historical

Frodsham Hodson (1770-1822) was vice-chancellor of Oxford University.

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. 30782

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired by The Bodleian Library in 1890.

Physical Facet

On paper


15 3/8 × 9 3/4 in.

A register of dr. Frodsham Hodson
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom