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Collection Level Description: Works of J.S. Knowles

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. c. 517-25
Title: Works of J.S. Knowles
Dates of Creation: 19th cent.
Extent: 9 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

James Sheridan Knowles (1784-1862) was a dramatist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Manuscript and printed works of J.S. Knowles, consisting of:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was bought from Frank Hammond in 1972.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

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. 44131-9.

Access Points

English literature


Knowles | James Sheridan | 1784-1862 | Dramatist

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