Topographical Collections of Henry Hinton and James Hunt
Topographical collections for Oxfordshire and Berkshire, compiled by Henry Hinton and James Hunt.
- Early 19th cent.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Don. b. 14].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Don. b. 14, c. 90-91, c. 97-98, d. 138-143, d. 148-149, e. 107-114
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 11003, 11004, 11005, 11006, 11224
Biographical / Historical
Henry Hinton (1749-1816) was an ironmonger of Oxford. James Hunt (1795-1857) was a chemist of Oxford.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 38652-72.
The collections bought from James Hunt by Sir Thomas Phillipps in 1819 and 1820.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collections were bought and given by the Friends of the Bodleian and Bodley's American Friends in 1967 and 1968.
- The papers were discussed in Mary Clapinson, 'The topographical collections of Henry Hinton (1749-1816) and James Hunt (1795-1857)', Oxoniensia, 37 (1972), 215-220.
- Topographical Collections of Henry Hinton and James Hunt
- Emily Tarrant
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