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MSS. Buchanan


Peter Kidd, Medieval manuscripts from the collection of T. R. Buchanan (Oxford, forthcoming); descriptions will also be made available on-line in due course.

The post-medieval MSS. in the collection are catalogued in Mary Clapinson and T. D. Rogers, Summary catalogue of post-medieval western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, acquisitions 1916-1975 (SC 37300-55936) (3 vols., Oxford, 1991), I, pp. 50-54.

History of the collection

The manuscripts are from the collection of T. R. Buchanan (d. 1912), and were donated to the Bodleian by his wife Mrs. E. O. Buchanan in 1939 and 1942. The formation of the collection, and the circumstances surrounding its donation to the Bodleian, are described in detail in the Introduction to the catalogue of the medieval manuscripts cited above.

Further reading

Checklist of manuscripts

Until full descriptions are published on the web, see checklist of the manuscripts.

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