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Collection Level Description: Papers of Robert Lowth, Bishop of London

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. c. 572-4; Eng. misc. c. 816-17, d. 1236; Eng. th. c. 94
Title: Papers of Robert Lowth, Bishop of London
Dates of Creation: 1702-94
Extent: 7 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English and Latin

Administrative/Biographical History

Robert Lowth (1710-87) was Bishop of London. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Papers and correspondence of Robert Lowth, consisting of:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were found in the Library in 1965.

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. 41550-6.

Access Points

Hebrew literature | Study and teaching

Lowth | Robert | 1710-1787 | Bishop of London

Lowth | Robert | fl 1789

Merrick | James | 1720-1769 | Poet and Scholar

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