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Collection Level Description: Conant Manuscripts

Reference: MSS. Add. A. 244-61, B. 86-92
Title: Conant Manuscripts
Dates of Creation: 1671-87
Extent: 25 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Dr John Conant (1608-1694), theologian, was Rector of Exeter College, Oxford. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Twenty-five volumes of sermons and theological notes by Dr John Conant.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The volumes were bought from Messrs. John Taylor & Son, of Northampton, on 28 December 1883, for £3.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, nos. 29247-71.

Publication Note

Six volumes of sermons by Conant were printed, 1693-1722.

Access Points



Conant | John | 1608-1694 | Theologian

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