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.
Letters of Humfrey Wanley
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Eng. c. 4798-800; Facs. c. 139
- Dates of Creation[198-?] (typescript copies of 17th or 18th century originals)
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description4 shelfmarks
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Humfrey Wanley (1672-1726) was an antiquary. 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 papers were given to the Library by P.L. Heyworth in 1993.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
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