Common-place books of Dr. Samuel Pegge the elder
Common-place books of Dr. Samuel Pegge the elder (d. 1796), of an entirely miscellaneous kind, dealing with classical and English languages and literature, English history and archaeology, and theology, and comprising many letters addressed to Dr. Pegge.
- Creation: about 1750-1790
2.42 Linear metres (22 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Add. C. 224, fols. 1-2].
Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Add. C. 224-245
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 18532
Common-place books of Dr. Samuel Pegge the elder, written chiefly in about 1750-1790.
Biographical / Historical
Samuel Pegge (1704–1796) was a Church of England clergyman and antiquary.
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, nos. 28067-28088.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These volumes were presented by Dr. Samuel Pegge the elder's son, prof. sir Christopher Pegge, in 1814.
- Common-place books of Dr. Samuel Pegge the elder
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