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Clarendon Press Manuscripts


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Miscellaneous collection of printed books and manuscripts, relating to classical literature and theology.


  • 18th century-19th century


161 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English, Latin, Ancient Greek, German, Coptic, and Italian

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Clar. Press b. 6].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Clar. Press b. 6, b. 9-11, c. 1-23, c. 25-6, c. 28, c. 30-41, d. 2-58, e. 1-37, e. 39-60, e. 62, f. 1-2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12833

Biographical / Historical

This collection comprises material owned or compiled by the following classical and oriental scholars of the 18th and 19th centuries: F. J. Bast (1771-1811); Edward Burton (1794-1836), Regius Professor of Divinity at Oxford; Peter Elmsley (1773-1825); Salomon Hess (1763-1837); John Lewis (1675-1747); Cesar de Missy (1703-1775); John Randolph (1749-1813); Giuseppe Torelli (1721-1781); Jonathan Toup (1713-1785); C. G. Woide (1725-1790); and Daniel Wyttenbach (1746-1820).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited on revocable loan in the Bodleian in 1885. The deposit, with some additions made after 1885, was converted into a gift in 1922.
Clarendon Press Manuscripts
Emily Tarrant
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom