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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

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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. 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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