Indexes to the Collection of Manuscripts Formed by Sir Thomas Phillipps

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Indexes to Bibliotheca Phillippica, the collection of manuscripts formed by Sir Thomas Phillipps. The indexes were compiled from the printed Catalogus librorum manuscriptorum in bibliotheca D. Thomae Phillipps, Bart., (Middle Hill, 1837[-71]), probably late 19th century, for T.F. Fenwick.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872) was a collector of manuscripts and printed books. 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).

Acquisition Information

The indexes were given to the Library in 1967.

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. 42851-60.