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Manuscripts relating to Bliss's edition of Wood's 'Athenae Oxonienses'

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Manuscripts relating to Bliss's edition of Wood's 'Athenae Oxonienses'. With the collection is also a copy of the printed Life of Wood, edited by Dr. Bliss (Oxford, 1848) with a few manuscript notes and papers.

Dates

  • c.1810-1848

Extent

0.42 Linear metres (6 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon c. 72, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Top. Oxon c. 72-73, d. 13-14, e. 20-21

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20140

Abstract

Manuscripts relating to Bliss's edition of Wood's 'Athenae Oxonienses', written about A.D. 1810-1848.

Biographical / Historical

Philip Bliss (1787–1857) was an antiquary and book collector.

Anthony Wood (1632–1695) was an 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. V, nos. 29764-29769.

Custodial History

The Delegates of the Clarendon Press had received the collection in Jan. 1887 from the executors of Dr. John Griffiths.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The following six MSS. relating to Bliss's edition of Wood's Athenæ Oxonienses (after its issue) were presented by the Delegates of the Clarendon Press on Jan. 24 and March 22, 1887, see letters from Mr. C. E. Doble in MS. Top. Oxon d. 12.
Title
Manuscripts relating to Bliss's edition of Wood's 'Athenae Oxonienses'
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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