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Collection Level Description: Correspondence of A.C. Ducarel and John Loveday

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. c. 6, d. 34
Title: Correspondence of A.C. Ducarel and John Loveday
Dates of Creation: 1761-85
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Andrew Coltee Ducarel (1713-85) was an antiquary. John Loveday (1711-89) was a philologist and antiquary. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Correspondence of A.C. Ducarel and John Loveday, with a few letters in the hand of John Loveday the younger.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

MS. Eng. lett. c. 6 was given to the Library by Thomas Loveday in 1930. MS. Eng. lett. d. 34 was bought from Bernard Halliday in 1930.

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/).

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. 40752-3.

Access Points

Antiquarians

Ducarel | Andrew Coltee | 1713-1785 | Antiquary

Loveday | John | 1711-1789 | Philologist and Antiquary

Loveday | John | 1742-1809 | Scholar and Antiquary


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