Catalogue of letters of Humfrey Wanley, 1695-1725

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford


2008



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Letters of Humfrey Wanley, 1672-1726

1695-1725

Abstract:
Typescript copies of some 200 letters of Humfrey Wanley (1672-1726), edited and annotated by P. L. Heyworth, but excluded from Heyworth's edition of Letters of Humfrey Wanley 1672-1726 (Oxford, 1989).

Extent: 0.6 Linear metres, 4 physical shelfmarks
Language(s) of Material: English

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. c. 4798-4800; Facs. c. 139

Biographical/Historical

Humfrey Wanley (1672-1726) was an antiquary. See Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for further details.

Scope and Content

Typescript copies of some 200 letters of Humfrey Wanley (1672-1726), edited and annotated by P.L. Heyworth, but excluded from Heyworth's edition of Letters of Humfrey Wanley 1672-1726 (Oxford, 1989); with some photocopies of original Wanley letters.

Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by P.L. Heyworth in 1993.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 4798, fols. 1-2].

Another copy of the typescript is in the British Library, Add. MSS. 71247-71249.

Personal name(s) (NCA Rules)

Heyworth | Peter L. | b.1931 | editor
Wanley | Humfrey | 1672-1726 | antiquary, archivist, librarian

Subject(s)

17th century
18th century
Antiquarians

Descriptive List

Letters of Wanley
Date: 1695-1701
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 4798
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 171 leaves

Letters of Wanley
Date: 1702-1709
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 4799
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 166 leaves

Letters of Wanley
Date: 1710-1725
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 4800
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 153 leaves

Photocopies of holograph letters of Wanley, in various libraries.
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Facs. c. 139
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 29 leaves


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