16th-19th century manuscripts collected by Buchanan, mainly for the sake of their bindings or illumination.
16th-19th Century Manuscripts from the Collection of T.R. Buchanan
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Buchanan b. 1, c. 2-4, d. 1-3, d. 5-6, e. 16-17, e. 19-20, f. 5-7, g. 5-6
- Dates of Creation16th century-19th century
- Language of Materialfre ita lat grc spa and English.
- Physical Description18 shelfmarks
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Thomas Ryburn Buchanan (1846-1911)was elected to a Fellowship at All Souls College in 1871, where he was Librarian of the Codrington Library, 1878-1882. He was an MP, 1881-1909. Further details are available online at http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollectionswmss/online/online.htm.
Conditions Governing Access
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/specialcollections)
Given by Mrs. Emily Buchanan, 1939 and 1941.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
Other 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. 37931-48.