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Collection Level Description: Turner's Oxfordshire Collections

Reference: MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 42-66, 66*, 67-8
Title: Turner's Oxfordshire Collections
Dates of Creation: 1864-72
Extent: 28 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English and Latin



Administrative/Biographical History

William Henry Turner (d.1880), an Oxfordshire antiquary, was engaged on work for the Bodleian Library from 1870 until his death on 30 June 1880.

Scope and Content

Historical collections compiled by Turner relating to Oxford and Oxfordshire.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collections were purchased by the Library, 1872-3.

Access Conditions

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/).

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. 29019-46.

Access Points

Turner | William Henry | d. 1880 | Oxfordshire antiquary

Oxford (England)

Oxfordshire (England)


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