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Collection Level Description: Oxford University Papers

Reference: MSS. Top. Oxon. b. 27-8, c. 80-3, c. 87-90, d. 16-17, d. 19, e. 42-5, f. 11
Title: Oxford University Papers
Dates of Creation: 1810-63
Extent: 18 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Scope and Content

University of Oxford Vice-Chancellor's papers, chiefly concerning the Vice-Chancellorships of two Rectors of Exeter College, Dr John Collier Jones, October 1828-October 1832, and Dr John Prideaux Lightfoot, October 1862-October 1866, with some Curators' papers.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were presented to the Library by the Rector of Exeter College on 19 January 1889.

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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. V, nos. 30082-100.

Access Points

Jones | John Collier | 1770-1838 | Rector of Exeter College Oxford

Lightfoot | John Prideaux | 1803-1887 | Vice Chancellor of Oxford University

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