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Collection Level Description: Collections of Rev. John Lewis

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. e. 23-7, f. 7-11
Title: Collections of Rev. John Lewis
Dates of Creation: 1701-61
Extent: 10 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Rev. John Lewis, of St. Edmund Hall, Oxford, was Master of the School at Tetbury (1705-12), and Rector of Great Chalfield with Holt and Atford (or Atworth), Wiltshire.

Scope and Content

Miscellaneous collections, extracts and notes by John Lewis, with sketches and illustrations. The collections include material relating to theology, astronomy, history, and medicine.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were purchased in 1895.

Access Conditions

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Further Information

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. 31779-83, 31786-90.

Access Points

Astronomy

History

Medicine

Theology

Lewis | John | fl. 1701-1761 | Clergyman


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