Henry Cotton (1789-1879) was sub-librarian of the Bodleian Library, 1814-22. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Notebooks of Henry Cotton, containing records of events, and notes of and transcripts from books and manuscripts, in the Library; lists of 'high-priced or rare books' compiled from booksellers' catalogues and other sources; and miscellaneous bibliographical notes.
The notebooks were given to the Library by Henry Cotton's grand-daughter in 1946.Access Conditions
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).
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. 45288-91.
Cotton | Henry | 1789-1879 | Bibliographer and Historian