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Collection Level Description: Volumes Compiled by William Whiston

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. d. 297, e. 259, f. 85-6; Eng. th. c. 60, e. 45; Lat. misc. f. 42-3; Lat. th. e. 27-8
Title: Volumes Compiled by William Whiston
Dates of Creation: 17th-18th cent.
Extent: 10 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English and Latin



Administrative/Biographical History

William Whiston (1677-1752) was Chaplain to the Bishop of Norwich and a scientist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Volumes compiled by William Whiston and others, including sermons and material relating to Christianity and natural history.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was bought from Blackwell's in 1948.

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

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. 45292-301.

Access Points

Christianity

Natural History

Sermons

Whiston | William | 1667-1752 | Chaplain to Bishop of Norwich and scientist


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