Notebooks of Alexander Nicoll

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Notebooks of Alexander Nicoll, consisting of:  

  • Volumes containing notes of books and articles with some quotations and comments, arranged alphabetically under subject headings
  • List of books and articles on Oriental subjects, arranged alphabetically by subject
  • Lists of books, arranged by author, relating to Oriental subjects
  • Notes on Latin phrases

Administrative / Biographical History

Alexander Nicoll (1793-1828) was sub-librarian of the Bodleian, 1813-17, and Regius Professor of Hebrew, 1822-28. 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 notebooks were transferred from Library records in 1916.

Note

Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

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