Literary notes of Philip Bliss
Literary notes of Dr. Philip Bliss, Principal of St. Mary hall, Oxford, Registrar and Keeper of the Archives (d. 1857), written on separate small slips, pasted down in alphabetical order of subjects in two series:
- General notes;
- Oxford notes.
- Creation: c.1820-1850
0.33 Linear metres (3 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Add. D. 101].
Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Add. D. 101-103
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 18881
Literary notes of Philip Bliss, written in about 1820-1850.
Biographical / Historical
Dr. Philip Bliss (1787-1857) was an antiquary and editor. He was on the staff of the Bodleian Library from 1808 to about 1813, and 1822-1828. He was Registrar of the University of Oxford (1824-1853), Keeper of the Archives (1826-1857), and Principal of St. Mary Hall (from 1848 until his death in 1857). Further details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
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. V, nos. 29212-29214.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bequeathed to the Library by the Rev. H. O. Coxe, Bodley's Librarian, who died on July 8, 1881.
- Literary notes of Philip Bliss
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