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Collection Level Description: Letters to T.F. Dibdin

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. d. 85-6
Title: Letters to T.F. Dibdin
Dates of Creation: 1834-7
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Thomas Frognall Dibdin (1776-1847) was Vicar of Exning, an antiquary and bibliographer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Letters to T.F. Dibdin, concerning his Reminiscences of a literary life (London, 1836).

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letters were bought from G.H. Last in 1917.

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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. I, nos. 45132-3.

Access Points

Dibdin | Thomas Frognall | 1776-1847 | Vicar of Exning, Antiquary, and Bibliographer

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