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Collection Level Description: Plans of University buildings at Oxford by James King

Reference: MSS. Top. Oxon. a. 22-3 (R)
Title: Plans of University buildings at Oxford by James King
Dates of Creation: 1848
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Physical Description: rolls
Name of Creator: James King

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

James King (fl 1848) was a surveyor.

Scope and Content

Plans of University buildings at Oxford made in 1848 by James King, surveyor, on a scale of 20ft. to 1 in. Includes plans of: All Souls College, Balliol College, the Botanic Garden, Brasenose College, Church of St. Mary the Virgin with the Schools and Radcliffe Camera, Corpus Christi College, Exeter College, Jesus College, Lincoln College, Magdalen College, Magdalen Grove, Magdalen Hall, Merton College, New College, New Inn Hall, Oriel College with St. Martin's Hall, Oxford City, Pembroke College, Queen's College, St. Alban Hall, St. Edmund Hall, St. John's College, the Taylor and Radcliffe galleries, Trinity College, University College, the University Printing Office, Wadham College and Worcester College.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred to the Library from the University Archives in 1920.

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Finding Aids

P.S. Spokes, Summary Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library relating to the city, county, and university of Oxford. Accessions from 1916 to 1962 (Oxford, 1964).

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Architectural drawing | England | Oxford

Universities and colleges | England | Oxford

King | James | fl 1848 | surveyor

University of Oxford

Oxford (England)

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