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Collections of Rev. John Lewis

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Miscellaneous collections, extracts and notes by John Lewis, with sketches and illustrations. The collections include material relating to theology, astronomy, history, and medicine.

Dates

  • 1701-1761

Extent

0.50 Linear metres (10 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. e. 23, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. e. 23-27, f. 7-11

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13095

Abstract

Collections of Rev. John Lewis

Biographical / Historical

Rev. John Lewis, of St. Edmund Hall, Oxford, was Master of the School at Tetbury (1705-12), and Rector of Great Chalfield with Holt and Atford (or Atworth), Wiltshire.

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. 31779-31783, 31786-31790.

Custodial History

MSS. Eng. misc. e. 23-27: Once MSS. Phillipps 13541 (on a cancelled sheet 13434), 13539 (13432), (13431), 13540 (13433), 13537 (13430).

MSS. Eng. misc. f. 7-11: Once MSS. Phillipps 13536 (on a cancelled leaf 13429), 13534 (13427), 13533 (13426), 13531 (13424), 13532 (13425).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were purchased at the Phillipps sale, 23. 3. 1895, part of lot 578.
Title
Collections of Rev. John Lewis
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Date
EAD version 2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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