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Archive of J.C. Brooke

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Brooke's papers consist of correspondence, 1769-1794; 'field books' containing notes on topographical, antiquarian and personal matters made by Brooke during his travels in England and Belgium, 1775-1793; and various other papers containing topographical and genealogical notes.

Dates

  • 1769-1828

Extent

1.50 Linear metres (18 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. gen. e. 99, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Top. gen. e. 99-128; Top. Yorks. c. 75; Eng. lett. c. 221-227, e. 98-99; Eng. misc. a. 13, c. 455

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11254

Abstract

Archive of John Charles Brooke (1748-1794).

Biographical / Historical

John Charles Brooke (1748-1794) was Somerset Herald 1777-1794. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought from Winifred A. Myers in 1967.
Title
Catalogue of the archive of J.C. Brooke
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
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