Papers of Abraham Tucker

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Fair copy by Abraham Tucker of his 'Pursuit of the light of nature', continued from vol. ii, ch. xxv by an amanuensis, with a title page in a third hand, as printed in vols. iv-vii of Edward Search [pseudonym of Abraham Tucker], The light of nature pursued (7 vols., London, 1768-77).

Administrative / Biographical History

Abraham Tucker (1705-1774) was a philosopher. 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.bodley.ox.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

The collection was given to the Library in 1939.

Note

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. 43696-9.

Bibliography

See Scope and Content.

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