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Collection Level Description: Historical Collections by John Bruce

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. b. 27-8
Title: Historical Collections by John Bruce
Dates of Creation: 16th-19th cent.
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

John Bruce (1802-69) was an antiquary. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Historical collections by John Bruce, containing notes, transcripts, letters and original documents.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collections were given to the Library by Falconer Madan before 1925.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

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. 42062-3.

Access Points


Bruce | John | 1802-1869 | Antiquary

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