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Collection Level Description: Indexes to the Collection of Manuscripts Formed by Sir Thomas Phillipps

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. b. 83-92
Title: Indexes to the Collection of Manuscripts Formed by Sir Thomas Phillipps
Dates of Creation: 19th cent.
Extent: 10 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872) was a collector of manuscripts and printed books. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Indexes to Bibliotheca Phillippica, the collection of manuscripts formed by Sir Thomas Phillipps. The indexes were compiled from the printed Catalogus librorum manuscriptorum in bibliotheca D. Thomae Phillipps, Bart., (Middle Hill, 1837[-71]), probably late 19th cent., for T.F. Fenwick.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The indexes were given to the Library in 1967.

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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. 42851-60.

Access Points

Manuscripts | Indexes

Phillipps | Thomas | 1792-1872 | Sir | Baronet, Antiquary, and Collector of MSS and Books

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