Lectures by H.H. Vaughan

Scope and Content

Fourteen exercise books containing lectures by H.H. Vaughan, as Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford, partly in the hand of an amanuensis.

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry Halford Vaughan (1811-1885) was Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford, 1848-58. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

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).

Acquisition Information

The collection was given to the Library by Vaughan's daughter-in-law in 1938.


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. 40122-35.

Related Material

See also Papers of H.H. Vaughan (MSS. Eng. misc. b. 227-8, c. 364-73, d. 999, e. 970; Eng. hist. c. 1027, d. 458-78, d. 481, e. 339-40; Eng. lett. c. 457, d. 434-45, e. 153-6; Top. Oxon. c. 663, d. 716-17, e. 526).

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