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Collection Level Description: Sermons by David Wilkins

Reference: MSS. Eng. th. e. 140-9
Title: Sermons by David Wilkins
Dates of Creation: 1695-1745
Extent: 10 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

David Wilkins (1685-1745) was Archdeacon of Suffolk, a classical scholar and antiquary. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Ten volumes of sermons by David Wilkins, with 'an account of my sermons, when & where preached', 1717-45. Interspersed through the volumes are 23 sermons in a different hand, preached 1695-1719.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The volumes were bought from C.W. Traylen in 1961.

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. II, nos. 46726-35.

Access Points

Sermons

Theology

Wilkins | David | 1685-1745 | Archdeacon of Suffolk, Classical Scholar, and Antiquary


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