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Archive of Richard Higgs and John Higgs

 Collection

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Papers of Richard Higgs and John Higgs, with notes on the writers by Thomas Percy, 1770.

Dates

  • 1677-1770

Extent

0.10 Linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. e. 344, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Eng. misc. e. 344-345

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7907

Abstract

Archive of Richard Higgs and John Higgs

Biographical / Historical

Richard Higgs was a schoolmaster. His nephew, John Higgs, was Vicar of Highley, Shropshire.

Custodial History

Sotheby's, 29 Apr. 1884 (Percy sale), part of lot 190; owned by W.D. Macray; sold by him to Arthur Sparrow, 1885.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by A.A. Hanbury-Sparrow, 1952.
Title
Catalogue of the archive of Richard Higgs and John Higgs
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
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom