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Archive of Thomas Percy

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Correspondence, and literary and antiquarian papers of Thomas Percy.

Dates

  • 17th-19th century

Extent

2.59 Linear metres (34 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

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

MSS. Percy b. 1-3, c. 1-11, d. 1-11, e. 1-10

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 8626, 8555, 9011, 9012, 10799

Abstract

Archive of Thomas Percy (1729-1811).

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Percy (1729-1811) was Bishop of Dromore and an antiquary. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library, with some of his printed books, by Percy's great grand-daughter in 1932.
Title
Catalogue of the archive of Thomas Percy
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