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Papers of Herbert Hurst, consisting chiefly of historical and topographical collections relating to Oxford and the neighbouring districts, and of drawings and plans of old buildings in and near to Oxford. It also includes four volumes on mazes, some Oxford deeds, a number of rubbings from monumental brasses, and two folio volumes of sketches.


  • 1885-1912


34 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English and Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Drawings gen. c. 1; Eng. hist. d. 91; Eng. misc. c. 86].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Drawings gen. c. 1; Eng. hist. d. 91; Eng. misc. c. 86, e. 74a-b; Top. Oxon. a. 15-18, b. 81, c. 183-189, c. 191-195, c. 197, c. 197*, d. 122-127, d. 129, d. 133, e. 146-147

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13036

Biographical / Historical

Herbert Hurst (1834-?1914) was an Oxford 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. 36022-55.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were presented to the Library by the family of Herbert Hurst in 1913.

Related Materials

See also Papers of Herbert Hurst (MSS. Eng. hist. c. 193; Eng. misc. c. 109-10).
Hurst Papers
Emily Tarrant
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom