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Church music in score collected by Charles Badham


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Church music in score collected by Charles Badham, Minor Canon of St Paul's Cathedral, London.


  • Creation: 1674-1675, 1713, n.d.


0.44 Linear metres (4 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, e.g. MS. Mus. Sch. b. 7, fols. 1-2]

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MSS. Mus. Sch. b. 7, c. 38-40

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17281


Church music in score collected by Charles Badham, Minor Canon of St Paul's Cathedral, London, 1674-1675, 1713, n.d.

Biographical / Historical

Charles Badham (1780-1845) was a physician and classical scholar. See Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for further details.

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, no. 26397-26400.

Custodial History

This item is part of the Music School collection of printed and manuscript music, which was originally bequeathed to the University of Oxford by William Heather (c 1563-1627), and gradually added to until the end of the 18th century.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was transferred to the Bodleian in 1885.

Physical Facet

MS. Mus. Sch. b. 7 was bound after copying. MSS. Mus. Sch. c. 38-40 were copied in existing books, of which the first (MS. Mus. Sch. c. 39) already contained 4 services, and the third (MS. Mus. Sch. c. 40) had been damaged by damp. A different hand added a service in MS. Mus. Sch. c. 38.

Church music collected by Charles Badham
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Repository Details

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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom