Sermons by David Wilkins
Ten volumes of sermons by David Wilkins, with 'an account of my sermons, when & where preached', 1717-45. Interspersed through the volumes are 23 sermons in a different hand, preached 1695-1719.
0.75 Linear metres (10 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. th. e. 140, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Eng. th. e. 140-149
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 9287
Sermons by David Wilkins (1685-1745).
Biographical / Historical
David Wilkins (1685-1745) was Archdeacon of Suffolk, a classical scholar and 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. 46726-35.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The volumes were bought from C.W. Traylen in 1961.
- Sermons by David Wilkins
- Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
- EAD version 2019
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