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Letters, notices and notes of all kinds received by William Henry Turner

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Letters, notices and notes of all kinds received by William Henry Turner, who was engaged in work for the Bodleian Library, chiefly between 1860 and 1880: he was largely employed for historical and genealogical research by English and American men of letters, Oxford dignitaries, etc., nearly a hundred of which are inserted in the general index to this catalogue.

The manuscripts also contain various pedigrees and extracts.

Dates

  • written chiefly in 1860-1880

Extent

1.32 Linear metres (12 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Add. A. 289, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Add. A. 289-300

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19587

Abstract

Letters, notices and notes of all kinds received by William Henry Turner, written chiefly in 1860-1880.

Biographical / Historical

William Henry Turner (d.1880), an Oxfordshire antiquary, was engaged on work for the Bodleian Library from 1860 until his death on 30 June 1880.

Arrangement

The letters are arranged in chronological order.

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. 29404-29415.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection is made up from purchases at various times from Mrs. Janet Turner, widow of W.H. Turner, the chief being on Aug. 27, 1884, when £3 10s. was paid to her.

Related Materials

William Henry Turner's Oxfordshire Collections are MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 42-66, 66*, 67-68.
Title
Letters, notices and notes of all kinds received by William Henry Turner
Status
Completed
Author
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Date
EAD version 2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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