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Collection Level Description: Collections by E.R. Wharton for a History of the Wharton Family

Reference: MSS. Wharton 16-18
Title: Collections by E.R. Wharton for a History of the Wharton Family
Dates of Creation: [c. 1890-5]
Extent: 3 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Edward Ross Wharton

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Edward Ross Wharton (1844-1896), Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford, was a philologer and genealogist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Collections by Edward Ross Wharton for a history of the Wharton family.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library in 1922.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

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. 55617-19.

Related Units of Description

See also the Wharton Manuscripts.

Publication Note

Edward Ross Wharton, The Whartons of Wharton Hall (London, 1898).

Access Points

Wharton | Edward Ross | 1844-1896 | philologer and genealogist

Wharton | family

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