Twenty-five volumes of sermons and theological notes by Dr John Conant.
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Add. A. 244-61, B. 86-92
- Dates of Creation1671-87
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description25 shelfmarks
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Dr John Conant (1608-1694), theologian, was Rector of Exeter College, Oxford. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
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).
The volumes were bought from Messrs. John Taylor & Son, of Northampton, on 28 December 1883, for 3.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, nos. 29247-71.
Six volumes of sermons by Conant were printed, 1693-1722.