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Collection Level Description: Papers of John Loveday the Elder and of Thomas Loveday

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. d. 1355-6, e. 1520
Title: Papers of John Loveday the Elder and of Thomas Loveday
Dates of Creation: late 18th-cent., 1810-16
Extent: 3 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: John Loveday the elder, and Thomas Loveday

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

John Loveday the elder (1711-1789) was a philologist and antiquarian. Thomas Loveday (fl. 1810-16) was the son of John Loveday the younger (d.1809).

Scope and Content

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Bought at the sale of Bishop D.G. Loveday's Library, 26 November 1985.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library in 1986.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Related Units of Description

See the Correspondence of A.C. Ducarel and John Loveday.

Access Points

Loveday | John | 1711-1789 | philologist and antiquary

Loveday | John | 1742-1809 | scholar and antiquary

Loveday | Thomas | fl 1810-1816

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