Oxford University registers, chiefly collected by Dr Philip Bliss
Oxford University registers, chiefly collected by Dr Philip Bliss.
- Creation: 1704-1866
1.22 Linear metres (16 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Oxon. b. 47, fols. 1-2].
Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Top. Oxon. b. 47, c. 143-148, d. 64-71, e. 98
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13286
Oxford University Registers.
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. 33587-33602.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The following sixteen volumes were presented on Sept. 22, 1905, by the Registrar of the University, the Rev. T. H. Grose, and are chiefly collections made by Dr. Philip Bliss, registrar 1824-53, clerk of the market 1828-55.
- Oxford University registers, chiefly collected by Dr Philip Bliss
- Collection Level Description and EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
- EAD version 2020
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