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17th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 889 Collections and/or Records:


Bliss Manuscripts

Eleven manuscripts, and printed books with manuscript notes, of Philip Bliss, including material relating to Oxford graduates.
Extents: 11 shelfmarks
Dates: 17th-19th cent.

Bodleian Library Records

Administrative records generated by the Bodleian Library, 1600-1985.
Extents: 592.35 Linear metres (5385 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1600-1985
Single Item

Book of arms in trick

Book of arms in trick, 17th century.
Shelfmark: MS. Top. gen. d. 24
Extents: 228 pages
Dates: 17th century
Single Item

A book of magical charms

A book of magical charms
Shelfmark: MS. e Mus. 243
Extents: 86 Leaves
Dates: Written in A.D. 1622

Boreal Manuscripts

A collection of 153 Scandinavian manuscripts (chiefly Icelandic, a few Danish, Latin and Swedish), including papers relating to poetry, law and history.
Extents: 153 shelfmarks
Dates: 16th-19th century
Single Item

Bound collection of Poor Robin and Dade almanacks annotated by Frances Wolfreston

Bound collection of Poor Robin and Dade almanacks annotated by Frances Wolfreston.
Shelfmark: MS. Don. e. 246
Extents: 1.0 volume
Dates: 1666-1679, 1690, 1693, 1702-1705

Bowyer Manuscripts

Six Italian and Latin manuscripts relating to the statutes of Italian cities.
Extents: 6 shelfmarks
Dates: 14th-19th cent.

Brewster Manuscripts

Miscellaneous manuscripts collected by Brewster.
Extents: 6 shelfmarks
Dates: 11th-17th cent.

Bridges's Northamptonshire Collections

Collections of John Bridges relating to Northamptonshire. Most of his collections are neatly written and carefully indexed.
Extents: 52 shelfmarks
Dates: 1570-1723

Brocas Family Deeds

Brocas family deeds, principally concerning property in Berkshire and Hampshire but also relating to property in Buckinghamshire, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey, Suffolk, Wiltshire and Yorkshire. Members of the family mentioned in the deeds include Bernard Brocas (d. 1400), Johanna Brocas (d 1429), Prudence Brocas (1617-61, her will), William Brocas (d. 1456), and Sir James Whalley S. Gardiner (1788-1851).
Extents: 3 shelfmarks
Dates: [c. 1362-1807]

Burdett-Coutts Papers

The Burdett-Coutts collection consists mainly of: Papers of Sir Francis Burdett, 1644-1895 (predominantly 19th century) Papers of Thomas Coutts, 1753-1842 Papers of M.W. Patterson, 1795-1938, relating to Sir Francis Burdett and his times, 1770-1844 (London, 1931)
Extents: 32 shelfmarks
Dates: 1644-1938

Burnet Manuscripts

Manuscripts of Gilbert Burnet, including: Copies of 'The History of my own Time', by Burnet Parts of Burnet's 'History of the Reformation' Letters and papers, written by or relating to Burnet and his works
Extents: 10 shelfmarks
Dates: 17th-18th cent.

Burton Manuscripts

Collections of John Burton relating to Yorkshire, with indexes, usually of persons and of places, in each volume. The collections include pedigrees of Yorkshire families, notes on Yorkshire manors, and papers relating to heraldry and to ceremonies conducted by heralds.
Extents: 43 shelfmarks
Dates: 17th-18th cent.

The Buxton Family Deeds

75 documents, 1675-1939, mainly of the Bunce, Buxton, Chillingworth, Rutler, Wilmott and Yates families (see the custodial history of the papers for genealogical information). The papers pertain to Derbyshire (Ashbourne, Clifton-with-Compton), Lancashire (Manchester and Salford), Middlesex (Brompton, Chelsea, Drayton, Kensington, St. George, Hanover Square, St Marylebone and Stepney), Surrey (Kingston-on-Thames, Worplesdon), Kent (Woolwich), Worcestershire (Redditch and Tandebigge)…
Extents: 3 shelfmarks
Dates: 1675-1939

Canonici Manuscripts

Manuscripts collected by Canonici, consisting of: Greek Latin Classics Latin Bibles Latin Patristic and Ecclesiastical Liturgical Miscellaneous Italian Oriental (not included in list of shelfmarks below)
Extents: 1328 shelfmarks
Dates: 8th-18th cent.
Single Item

Carbon typescript copy, , of 'Memoranda of the Burney Family. ', complied by H. E. Burney (see fol. 98)

Carbon typescript copy, , of 'Memoranda of the Burney Family. ', complied by H. E. Burney (see fol. 98)
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2721
Extents: 100 Leaves
Dates: 20th cent. 1603-1845 .1845

Carte Papers

Papers accumulated by the historian Thomas Carte (1686-1754), comprising mainly original papers of James Butler (1610-88), 1st Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, with papers of Sir William Fitzwilliam (1526-99), Lord Deputy of Ireland; Sir John Davies (1569-1626) Attorney General of Ireland; Edward Montagu (1625-72) 1st Earl of Sandwich; Charles Middleton (c.1650-1719), 2nd Earl of Middleton; David Nairne (fl.1720), Secretary to the Pretender; Philip Wharton (1613-96), 4th Baron…
Extents: 30.69 Linear metres (279 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 16th-18th century

Cary Family Deeds

Four boxes of deeds, 1550-1818, relating to the estates of the Cary family in London, Witney (Oxfordshire) and properties in Breconshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Hampshire, Herefordshire, Northamptonshire, Staffordshire, Surrey, Wiltshire and Oxfordshire (Bampton, Ditchley, Ducklington, Langford, Ramsden, Woodstock).
Extents: 4 shelfmarks
Dates: 1550-1818

Casaubon Manuscripts

Casaubon's Greek manuscripts, including correspondence.
Extents: 53 shelfmarks
Dates: 16th-17th cent.
Single Item

Catalogue by Gerard Langbaine the elder of manuscripts and printed books from Sir Henry Savile's library (bequeathed to the University

Catalogue by Gerard Langbaine the elder of manuscripts and printed books from Sir Henry Savile's library (bequeathed to the University.
Shelfmark: MS. Savile 107
Extents: 23 Leaves
Dates: 17th century