Archive of Thomas Percy
Correspondence, and literary and antiquarian papers of Thomas Percy.
- 17th-19th century
2.59 Linear metres (34 boxes)
Language of Materials
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
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.
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. II, nos. 49781-49815.
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.
- Catalogue of the archive of Thomas Percy
- Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
- EAD version 2019
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- Script of description