John Denton: Commonplace Books

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

MS.Add.9205. Literary diary, with extracts from published works, bound up with the title page of The literary diary; or improved common-place book: on the plan recommended by Mr. Locke. The diary is undated and has a 'table of general contents'.

MS.Add.9206. Anecdotes collected by Denton.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Denton (1830-1903), St. John's College, Cambridge, 1848-52; Vicar of Willesley, Derbyshire, 1857-1903; and Vicar of Ashby-de-la-Zouch, 1875-1903.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased 1993.

Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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