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Correspondence and topographical collections of Joseph Skelton

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Correspondence and topographical collections of Joseph Skelton, relating to his History and Antiquities of Oxfordshire.

Dates

  • Written about 1813-1827

Extent

0.22 Linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon b. 80, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Top. Oxon b. 80, c. 199

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19961

Abstract

Correspondence and topographical collections of Joseph Skelton

Biographical / Historical

Joseph Skelton (fl. 1813-1850) was an antiquary and an engraver.

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. 36704-36705.

Custodial History

Given by J. Skelton to the rev. Thos. Symonds, vicar of Eynsham.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased for the Library from the rev. Thos. Symonds kinsman, Mr. Frederick C. Wellstood, Feb. 18, 1914.
Title
Correspondence and topographical collections of Joseph Skelton
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Description and EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Date
EAD version 2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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