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Volumes Compiled by William Whiston

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Volumes compiled by William Whiston and others, including sermons and material relating to Christianity and natural history.

Dates

  • 17th-18th century

Extent

0.56 Linear metres (10 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. d. 297, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. d. 297, e. 259, f. 85-86; Eng. th. c. 60, e. 45; Lat. misc. f. 42-43; Lat. th. e. 27-28

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7187

Abstract

Volumes Compiled by William Whiston

Biographical / Historical

William Whiston (1677-1752) was Chaplain to the Bishop of Norwich and a scientist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was bought from Blackwell's in 1948 where it was said to have come from 'a school library'.
Title
Volumes Compiled by William Whiston
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
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