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Archive of Edward Bensly

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Papers of Edward Bensly, mainly relating to the identification of quotations used by 17th- and 18th-century authors, including Robert Burton, Jeremy Taylor and William Drummond of Hawthornden.

Dates

  • 1882-1936

Extent

0.47 Linear metres (7 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 724, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. c. 724-725, d. 1103, e. 1135, f. 642-643, g. 212-213

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13098

Abstract

Archive of Edward Bensly

Biographical / Historical

Edward Bensly (1863-1939) was an English scholar. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library, c. 1940.
Title
Catalogue of the archive of of Edward Bensly
Status
Published
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