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Two subject indexes ('Synopsis subjectorum' or 'Index Materiarum' of printed books in the Bodleian

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Two subject indexes ('Synopsis subjectorum' or 'Index Materiarum' of printed books in the Bodleian, written in about A.D. 1620-1630 at Oxford. In both the titles and press-marks are given, and in MS. Add. A. 69 often the date also is stated and some MSS. are included. These volumes may be part of a general scheme of subject indexes for the Bodleian, such as was Verneuil's for Theology, published in 1635.

Dates

  • c.1620-1630

Extent

0.22 Linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. A. 68, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Add. A. 68-69

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18458

Abstract

Two subject indexes ('Synopsis subjectorum' or 'Index Materiarum' of printed books in the Bodleian, written in about A.D. 1620-1630 at Oxford.

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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. 27720-27721.

Custodial History

'Charles Gandy' (or 'gaudij'), and 'Г. APΔEN', both 17th century, are on the covers of MS. Add. A. 69.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

These books may have come in with Dr. Hody's MSS. in 1707, but there is no direct evidence that they did. They were in the Library by 1747.
Title
Two subject indexes ('Synopsis subjectorum' or 'Index Materiarum' of printed books in the Bodleian
Status
Completed
Author
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Date
EAD version 2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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