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.
Language of Materials
English and Latin
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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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.
- Hurst Papers
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description