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Sutherland Manuscripts


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Manuscript volumes in the Sutherland collection, written in A.D. 1550-1849.


  • Creation: 1550-1849


0.88 Linear metres (8 volumes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. Sutherland 43, fols. 1-2].

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MSS. Sutherland 43, 51, 132-134, 133*, 134*; X.1.35.

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20609


Manuscript volumes in the Sutherland collection, written in A.D. 1550-1849.

Biographical / Historical

Alexander Hendras Sutherland (1753–1820) was a merchant. Alexander Hendras Sutherland and his wife Charlotte Sutherland formed a collection of historical prints and drawings.

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. 28463-28468, 30689-30690.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Sutherland Collection, of which the manuscripts are part, was presented by Mrs. Charlotte Sutherland in 1837, and came to the Library in 1839.

Sutherland 43 was given by Mrs. Charlotte Sutherland in 1843.

X.1.35 was presented on Aug. 16, 1849.

MSS. Sutherland 51, 132-134, 133*-134* were transferred to the Ashmolean Museum, Jun 1950.

Sutherland Manuscripts
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom