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Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe Papers

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Papers of Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe, consisting of:
  1. Correspondence and literary pieces, 1794-1844, consisting chiefly of some letters written by him, and many letters to him from intimate friends
  2. 371 letters and papers, chiefly adressed to Sharpe, 1793-1846, arranged in alphabetical order of writers' name

Dates

  • 1763-1872

Extent

0.44 Linear metres (4 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. c. 38, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Eng. misc. c. 38-41

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13310, 13312

Abstract

Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe Papers

Biographical / Historical

Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe (1781-1851) was an antiquary and artist. 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. 33074-33077.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were partly presented by Rev. W.K.R. Bedford in 1902, and partly bought from J. Hardie Brown, bookseller of Edinburgh, in 1902.

Bibliography

  • Letters from and to Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe (Edinburgh, 1888).
Title
Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe Papers
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

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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