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Collection Level Description: Papers of Gilbert Elliot

Reference: MSS. Eng. th. c. 1-17; Eng. th. e. 5-9
Title: Papers of Gilbert Elliot
Dates of Creation: 1840-60
Extent: 22 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English and Latin

Administrative/Biographical History

Gilbert Elliot (1800-91) was Dean of Bristol.

Scope and Content

Materials for a chronological bibliography of books on religious subjects (including sermons) printed in the British Isles, compiled by Gilbert Elliot, consisting of transcripts of titles, literary references, and notebooks.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were presented to the Library by Margaret Elliot on 3 November 1891.

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Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, nos. 31042-58.

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Elliot | Gilbert | 1800-1891 | Dean of Bristol

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