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Collection Level Description: Dawson Turner Manuscripts

Reference: MSS. Bodl. 1003-6, 1013; Eng. poet. d. 13
Title: Dawson Turner Manuscripts
Dates of Creation: 18th-19th cent.
Extent: 6 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English, Latin, German, and French

Administrative/Biographical History

Dawson Turner (1775-1858) was a botanist and antiquary. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Manuscripts of Dawson Turner, including:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The manuscripts were purchased in 1859.

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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. 28722-7.

Access Points

Barker | Edmund Henry | 1788-1839 | Classical Scholar

Chalmers | George | 1742-1825 | Antiquary and Public Servant

Moore | Thomas | fl 1708-1722 | Collector of Customs

Shakespeare | William | 1564-1616 | Dramatist

Tanner | Thomas | 1674-1735 | Bishop of St Asaph and antiquary

Turner | Dawson | 1775-1858 | Botanist and Antiquary

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