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An index of names, subjects, and curious words made by Dr. Philip Bliss

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An index of names, subjects, and curious words made by Dr. Philip Bliss as a means of referring to his own notebooks ('MS: Coll: P. B. i'-iii) and MSS., and to various Bodleian volumes, especially Hearne's Diaries: in alphabetical order. Pp. 567-end, and considerable parts of the rest, are blank: a few miscellaneous Bliss papers are added.

Dates

  • Written in the first half of the 19th century by P. Bliss

Extent

0.22 Linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. A. 381, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Add. A. 381-382

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20588

Abstract

An index of names, subjects, and curious words made by Dr. Philip Bliss

Biographical / Historical

Philip Bliss (1787-1857) was an antiquary and an editor.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, nos. 30206-30207.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was referenced in 1890, but not bought in that year.
Title
An index of names, subjects, and curious words made by Dr. Philip Bliss
Status
Completed
Author
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Date
EAD version 2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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