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Collection Level Description: Two Interleaved Volumes of A. Wood's Antiquities of Oxford (1786)

Reference: MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 340-1
Title: Two Interleaved Volumes of A. Wood's Antiquities of Oxford (1786)
Dates of Creation: 1786-1811
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Anthony Wood, Henry Hinton

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Anthony Wood (1632-1695), see the Dictionary of Biography, and Henry Hinton (1749-1816) were antiquaries.

Scope and Content

Two interleaved volumes of A. Wood's Antiquities of Oxford (1786) with several hundred drawings, some in watercolour, portraits, arms, brasses, old plans, etc., with manuscript additions, partly by Henry Hinton, written and printed before 1811.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Formerly owned by Rev. W. Dyke (Vice-Principal of Jesus College 1844, died 1880) and Falconer Madan, 1881.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Falconer Madan, 1938.

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

P.S. Spokes, Summary Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library relating to the city, county, and university of Oxford. Accessions from 1916 to 1962 (Oxford, 1964).

Access Points

Antiquaries

Hinton | Henry | 1749-1816 | Oxfordshire antiquary

Wood | Anthony | 1632-1695 | antiquary

University of Oxford

Oxford (England)


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