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Collection Level Description: Papers of John Hodgkin

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. c. 146-8, d. 218-25, e. 198, f. 59-61; Lat. misc. d. 55-62, e. 84; Eng. lett. c. 11, d. 36
Title: Papers of John Hodgkin
Dates of Creation: 19th-20th cent.
Extent: 26 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English, Latin, and French

Administrative/Biographical History

John Hodgkin (1857-1930) was a bibliophile.

Scope and Content

Essays, notes and transcripts by John Hodgkin relating to bibliographical and other work on William Beckford and on macaronic literature.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bequeathed to the Library by John Hodgkin in 1930.

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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. 43584-610.

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Macaronic literature

Beckford | William | 1760-1844 | Author, MP, and Art Collector

Hodgkin | John | 1857-1930 | Bibliophile

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