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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.

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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


Ducarel | Andrew Coltee | 1713-1785 | Antiquary

Loveday | John | 1711-1789 | Philologist and Antiquary

Loveday | John | 1742-1809 | Scholar and Antiquary

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