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Collection Level Description: Letters to Horace Twiss

Reference: MSS. Don. d. 94-5
Title: Letters to Horace Twiss
Dates of Creation: 1807-1905
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Horace Twiss (1787-1849) was a wit and politician. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Letters to Horace Twiss, 1807-48, arranged alphabetically, with a few letters to members of his family, 1876-1905.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letters were given to the Library by A.B. Emden, through the Friends of the Bodleian, in 1951.

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. 39058-64.

Access Points

Twiss | Horace | 1787-1849 | Wit and Politician

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