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Collection Level Description: Collections of Sir Charles Rugge Price

Reference: MSS. Don. d. 156-60
Title: Collections of Sir Charles Rugge Price
Dates of Creation: 1865
Extent: 5 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Sir Charles Rugge Price, 3rd Baronet (1801-66) was a biographer.

Scope and Content

Five volumes of collections of Sir Charles Rugge Price for a biographical dictionary, arranged alphabetically, A-B, C-E, F-L, M-P, Q-Z. Each volume has a printed title page, 1865, and contains articles by Price, mainly copied from printed works, with newspaper cuttings, engraved portraits and miscellaneous printed items.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The volumes were bought from Bloomfield Books, Otley and given by Bodley's American Friends in 1973.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

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. 39110-14.

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Dictionaries and encyclopaedias

Price | Charles Rugge | 1801-1866 | Sir | 3rd Baronet and Biographer

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