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Collection Level Description: Papers of William Bright

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. d. 300-2; Top. gen. c. 87, e. 129; Top. Lancs. c. 7; Top. Oxon. c. 607-11, e. 463-71, f. 67-76
Title: Papers of William Bright
Dates of Creation: 1838-1916
Extent: 28 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

William Bright (1824-1901) was an ecclesiastical historian. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Papers of William Bright and of his executors, including:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by Morrell, Peel & Gamlen, solicitors, of Oxford, through J.F.R. Peel, in 1969.

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Further Information

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. 41723-52.

A fuller description is available in the Library and at the National Register of Archives.

Access Points

Bright | William | 1824-1901 | Ecclesiastical Historian

Liddon | Henry Parry | 1829-1890 | Canon of St Paul's

Maude | Daniel | fl. 1838-1911 | of Manchester

Maude | Marianne | fl. 1838-1911

Seary | William Henry | fl. 1873-1900

University of Oxford

University of Oxford | Christ Church

Oxford (England)

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