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Collection Level Description: Papers of James E. Thorold Rogers and his family

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. c. 583-6, d. 902, e. 855, f. 476-98, g. 100-1; Eng. lett. c. 334; Eng. poet. e. 131, f. 31
Title: Papers of James E. Thorold Rogers and his family
Dates of Creation: 1796-20th cent.
Extent: 34 shelfmarks, plus uncatalogued material

Language of Material: English, French, and Latin

Administrative/Biographical History

James Edwin Thorold Rogers (1823-90) was an MP, a political economist and a historian. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Rogers's papers include diaries, correspondence and other papers. There is also some uncatalogue material, for which a box list exists.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were acquired by the Library in 1953 and 1982.

Access Conditions

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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. 44258-322

A fuller description, including the box list of uncatalogued material, is available in the Library.

Access Points

Diaries | 19th century

Rogers | James Edwin Thorold | 1823-1890 | MP, Political Economist, and Historian

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