Collections of Sir Charles Rugge Price

Scope and Content

Five volumes of collections of Sir Charles Rugge Price for a biographical dictionary, arranged alphabetically, A-B, C-E, F-L, M-P, Q-Z. Each volume has a printed title page, 1865, and contains articles by Price, mainly copied from printed works, with newspaper cuttings, engraved portraits and miscellaneous printed items.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Charles Rugge Price, 3rd Baronet (1801-1866) was a biographer.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

The volumes were bought from Bloomfield Books, Otley and given by Bodley's American Friends in 1973.


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. 39110-14.