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Three thin volumes of Bishop Thomas Tanner's literary papers

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Three thin volumes of bp. Thomas Tanner's literary papers, in his own handwriting.

Dates

  • Written in about 1708-1730 (?) by T. Tanner

Extent

0.33 Linear metres (3 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Tanner 469*, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Tanner 469*, 472, 473

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19872

Abstract

Three thin volumes of Bishop Thomas Tanner's literary papers

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Tanner (1674-1735) was bishop of St. Asaph and an antiquary.

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. 32580-32582.

Custodial History

These three volumes were Fairfax MSS. from Leeds Castle, acquired by sir Thomas Phillipps in 1831: nos. 10425, 10426, 10429 in his library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought at the Phillipps sale, June 8, 1898 (lots 496-8).

Dimensions

13 1/4 × 8 5/8 in.
Title
Three thin volumes of Bishop Thomas Tanner's literary papers
Status
Published
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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