Collection Level Description: Records of the Red Herring Club, Oxford
Reference: MSS. Top. Oxon. e. 281, f. 49
Title: Records of the Red Herring Club, Oxford
Dates of Creation: 1694-1775
Extent: 3 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Red Herring Club
Language of Material: English
The Red Herring Club, Oxford, was apparently founded by Edward Lhuyd, Keeper of the Ashmolean Museum, and seems to have had
a Welsh connection.
Scope and Content
Records of the Red Herring Club, Oxford, 1694-1775
MS. Top. Oxon. e. 281 was lot 1029 in Heber sale, part XI (MSS.), 18 Feb. 1836, and lot 145 in Henry Wellesley sale, 3 Aug.
1866. On fol. 136v rev. is the library stamp of Falconer Madan.
MS. Top. Oxon. f. 49 was formerly Phillipps MS. 22262, and has the Library stamp of Falconer Madan, B.N.C. Oxford.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given to the Library by F.F. Falconer in 1938.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid
reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).
P.S. Spokes, Summary Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library relating to the city, county, and university of Oxford. Accessions
from 1916 to 1962 (Oxford, 1964).
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