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Collection Level Description: Vaughan Thomas Papers

Reference: MSS. Add. C. 88, C. 184, C. 190-1, D. 77; Eng. poet. e. 7; Top. Oxon. b. 18-19, Top. Warwickshire b. 2, c. 9, d. 1, e. 1
Title: Vaughan Thomas Papers
Dates of Creation: 17th-19th cent.
Extent: 12 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English and Latin

Administrative/Biographical History

Vaughan Thomas (1775-1858), Vicar of Yarnton, Oxfordshire, was an antiquary and philanthropist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Papers of Vaughan Thomas, including papers relating to Dr. Samuel Wilson Warneford (1763-1855), the University of Oxford, and Stoneleigh, Warwickshire.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The manuscripts were acquired by the Library, 1877-80.

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. 29119-25, 29129-31, 29192-3.

Access Points

Thomas | Vaughan | 1775-1858 | Antiquary and Philanthropist

Warneford | Samuel Wilson | 1763-1855 | Philanthropist

University of Oxford

Stoneleigh (England)

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