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Collection Level Description: Lectures by J.J. Conybeare

Reference: MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 392-6
Title: Lectures by J.J. Conybeare
Dates of Creation: 1812-21
Extent: 5 shelfmarks

Language of Material: Latin

Administrative/Biographical History

John Josias (1779-1824) Conybeare was Professor of Poetry at Oxford. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

'Praelectiones academicae', an incomplete series of lectures on classical authors by J.J. Conybeare given while Professor of Poetry at Oxford.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The lectures were bought by the Library in 1951.

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

P.S. Spokes, Summary Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library relating to the city county and university of Oxford. Accessions from 1916 to 1962 (Oxford, 1964).

Access Points

Authors, Classical

Lectures and lecturing

Conybeare | John Josias | 1779-1824 | Geologist

University of Oxford

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