Oxford University Registers
Oxford University registers, chiefly collected by Dr Philip Bliss.
Language of Materials
English and Latin
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Oxon. b. 47].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Top. Oxon. b. 47, c. 143-148, d. 64-71, e. 98
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13286
Biographical / Historical
Dr Philip Bliss (1787-1857) was an antiquary and editor. He was on the staff of the Bodleian Library from 1808 to about 1813, and 1822-28. He was Registrar of the University of Oxford (1824-53), Keeper of the Archives (1826-57), and Principal of St. Mary Hall (from 1848 until his death in 1857). Further 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. 33587-602.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The registers were presented to the Library by the Registrar of the University, Rev. T.H. Grose.
- Oxford University Registers
- Emily Tarrant
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