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Collection Level Description: Papers by T.D. Fosbroke

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. e. 712-18, f. 419; Top. gen. d. 61
Title: Papers by T.D. Fosbroke
Dates of Creation: 18th-19th cent.
Extent: 9 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Thomas Dudley Fosbroke (1770-1842) was an antiquary. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Eight volumes of notes and transcripts, many in shorthand, by T.D. Fosbroke, with one similar volume not in Fosbroke's hand.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought at Sotheby's in 1974.

Access Conditions

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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. 45919-27.

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Fosbroke | Thomas Dudley | 1770-1842 | Antiquary

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