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Collection Level Description: Oxfordshire Parish Collections of William Plowman

Reference: MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 77-9, c. 84
Title: Oxfordshire Parish Collections of William Plowman
Dates of Creation: 1870-88
Extent: 4 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English and Latin

Scope and Content

Collections made and chiefly written by William Plowman, consisting of copies of monumental inscriptions, lists of presentations, views and plans, some coloured arms, extracts from manuscripts and printed books, and newspaper cuttings for various parishes in Oxfordshire.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collections were bought from William Plowman in 1889.

Access Conditions

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Further Information

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. 30101-4.

Access Points

Parishes | England | Oxfordshire

Plowman | William | fl 1870-1889

Oxfordshire (England)

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