Collection Level Description: Papers of Thomas Percy
Reference: MSS. Percy b. 1-3, c. 1-11, d. 1-11, e. 1-10
Title: Papers of Thomas Percy
Dates of Creation: 17th-19th cent.
Extent: 35 shelfmarks
Language of Material: English and Latin
Thomas Percy (1729-1811) was Bishop of Dromore and an antiquary. Details are given in the Dictionary
of National Biography.
Scope and Content
Correspondence, and literary and antiquarian papers of Thomas Percy.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were given to the Library, with some of his printed books, by Percy's great grand-daughter in 1932.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a
valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the
Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 49781-815.
Percy | Thomas | 1729-1811 | Bishop of Dromore and antiquary
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