Notebooks of Thomas Watson Jackson, relating to pictures at Oxford and elsewhere and to the history of Worcester College.
MSS. Top. Oxon d. 145-152: Materials for a history of the Benedictine order at Oxford and, more particularly, of Gloucester college, collected by T. W. Jackson: each volume has a table of contents prefixed. Vol. E is wanting.
- Creation: 19th-20th century
0.90 Linear metres (18 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. d. 82, fols. 1-2].
Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. misc. d. 82-84; Top. Oxon. d. 139-141, 145-152, e. 151-153, e. 157
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13053
Notebooks of Thomas Watson Jackson.
Biographical / Historical
Thomas Watson Jackson (1839-1914) was Vice President of Worcester College, Oxford, Curator of the Bodleian Library, 1894-1914, and an 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. VI, nos. 36885-36902.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
On May 11, 1915, the executors of Mr. Thomas Watson Jackson, fellow of Worcester college and for twenty years (1894-1914) Curator of the Bodleian Library, who died Nov. 7, 1914, presented to the Library a number of note-books by Mr. Jackson relating to pictures at Oxford and elsewhere (MSS. Eng. misc. d. 82-3, MS. Top. Oxon. e. 151-153) and to the history of Worcester college (MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 145-152, MS. Top. Oxon. e. 157). The gift included, in addition to the volumes described below, a catalogue and a subject-index of Douce prints (mounted series), an alphabetical subject-index to Thomas Dodd's catalogue of Douce prints, a list of pictures which have at any time belonged to the Bodleian Library or the Ashmolean Museum, and several note-books relating to pictures in the Bodleian Picture-gallery and to their restoration in 1903-4. MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 148-149 were transferred to the Library by Mr. C. F. Bell on Aug. 22. A series of vouchers, dated 1911, showing purchases made for the Hope collection of Engraved Portraits, of which Mr. Jackson was Keeper, have been inserted in no. 31419 as fols. 31-56. See also no. 30549 fols. 7-15 and p. 477 above.
- Jackson Papers
- Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
- EAD version 2020
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