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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

Administrative/Biographical History

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:

Administrative Information

Custodial History

The papers passed from Burgon to his nephew W.F. Rose.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1916.

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. II, nos. 46606-19.

Access Points


Burgon | John William | 1813-1888 | Dean of Chichester and Antiquary

Temple | Frederick | 1821-1902 | Archbishop of Canterbury

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