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Clarendon Press Manuscripts

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Miscellaneous collection of printed books and manuscripts, relating to classical literature and theology.

Dates

  • 1514-late 19th century

Extent

17.82 Linear metres (162 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin
  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
  • German
  • Coptic
  • Italian

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Clar. Press b. 6, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Clar. Press b. 6, b. 9-11, c. 1-23, c. 25-6, c. 28, c. 30-41, d. 2-58, e. 1-37, e. 39-60, e. 62, f. 1-2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12833

Abstract

Manuscripts owned or compiled by classical and oriental scholars of the 18th and 19th centuries.

Biographical / Historical

This collection comprises material owned or compiled by the following classical and oriental scholars of the 18th and 19th centuries:
  1. F. J. Bast (1771-1811)
  2. Edward Burton (1794-1836)
  3. Regius Professor of Divinity at Oxford; Peter Elmsley (1773-1825)
  4. Salomon Hess (1763-1837)
  5. John Lewis (1675-1747)
  6. Cesar de Missy (1703-1775)
  7. John Randolph (1749-1813)
  8. Giuseppe Torelli (1721-1781)
  9. Jonathan Toup (1713-1785)
  10. C. G. Woide (1725-1790)
  11. Daniel Wyttenbach (1746-1820).

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 38004-38165.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited on revocable loan in the Bodleian in 1885. The deposit, with some additions made after 1885, was converted into a gift in 1922.
Title
Clarendon Press Manuscripts
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Kelly Burchmore
Date
EAD version 2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom