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Collection Level Description: Viner Papers

Reference: MSS. Viner 1-53
Title: Viner Papers
Dates of Creation: 17th-18th cent.
Extent: 53 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English and Latin

Administrative/Biographical History

Charles Viner (1678-1756) was a legal writer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Papers of Charles Viner, including:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were deposited in the Library in 1860 and became the property of the Library in 1932.

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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. II, nos. 55483-535.

Related Units of Description

The law library of Charles Viner is held by the Bodleian Law Library.

Access Points


Legal documents


Viner | Charles | 1678-1756 | Legal Writer

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