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Collection Level Description: Descriptions of MSS. Rawlinson B. 1-511 by Bulkeley Bandinel

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. d. 959-60
Title: Descriptions of MSS. Rawlinson B. 1-511 by Bulkeley Bandinel
Dates of Creation: [c. 1810]
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Bulkeley Bandinel

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Bulkeley Bandinel (1781-1861) was Bodley's Librarian, 1813-60. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Two notebooks containing brief descriptions of MSS. Rawlinson B. 1-511 by Bulkeley Bandinel, c. 1810, an earlier version of the folio volume in library records, mentioned in the Summary Catalogue iii, 178.

MSS. Rawlinson B. 1-511 relate to English history, genealogy, heraldry, Irish history, and include Rawlinson's parochial collections for Oxfordshire.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Library, Sotheby. 22 Jun. 1976.

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A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Related Units of Description

MSS. Rawlinson B. 1-511.

Access Points

Bandinel | Bulkeley | 1781-1861 | Bodley's Librarian

Rawlinson | Richard | 1690-1755 | Antiquary and Nonjuror

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