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Archive of Mark Pattison


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Archive of Mark Pattison, including:

Diaries and journals, 1833-1884

Correspondence, 1763-1892, including:

  1. Correspondence between Pattison and Meta Bradley, 1879-1884
  2. Correspondence of Emilia Pattison, 1868-1892
  3. Correspondence between Mark Pattison (great-grandfather of the Rector of Lincoln College) and J.S. Raisbeck about family property, 1775-1789
  4. Correspondence of members of the Pattison family, 1763-1798

Also includes:

  1. Sermons
  2. Working papers, including material relating to Joseph Scaliger, Pierre-Daniel Huet and Claude Saumaise


  • Creation: 1763-1892


6.93 Linear metres (63 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Pattison 7*, fols. 1-2].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Pattison 7*, 79-144

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 8610, 10207


Archive of Mark Pattison (1813-1884).

Biographical / Historical

Mark Pattison (1813-1884) was Rector of Lincoln College, Oxford, and a biographer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The archive was acquired by the Library, 1919-1964.

Related Materials

Other papers of Pattison (MSS. Pattison 1-78) were given to the Library by him in 1884.

Catalogue of the archive of Mark Pattison
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
EAD version 2019
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom