Collection Level Description: Papers of J.W. Burgon
Reference: MSS. Eng. th. d. 8-21
Title: Papers of J.W. Burgon
Dates of Creation: 1838-82
Extent: 14 shelfmarks
Language of Material: English
John William Burgon (1813-88) was Dean of Chichester and an antiquary. Details are given in the
Dictionary of National Biography.
Scope and Content
Papers of J.W. Burgon, consisting of:
- Pamphlets by Burgon, 1838-82
- J.W. Burgon, The Oxford diocesan conference; and romanizing within the Church of England. Two
sermons (Oxford & London, 1873), with related letters, 1873
- Christopher Wordsworth, E.M. Goulburn and J.W. Burgon, The new lectionary examined (London,
1877), and J.W. Burgon, The new lectionary. A sermon (Oxford & London, 1872), with related
- Three volumes of letters to Burgon on his appointment to the deanery of Chichester, 1875-6
- Letters to Burgon concerning his protest against the nomination of Frederick Temple to the bishopric of
The papers passed from Burgon to his nephew W.F. Rose.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were given to the Library in 1916.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a
valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the
Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 46606-19.
Burgon | John William | 1813-1888 | Dean of Chichester and Antiquary
Temple | Frederick | 1821-1902 | Archbishop of Canterbury
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