Papers of Herbert Hurst

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. hist. c. 193; Eng. misc. c. 109-10
  • Dates of Creation
      Late 19th century
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      3 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Papers of Herbert Hurst, late 19th century, consisting of:

  • Scrap-book of 'jottings for essays' on Tudor and Stuart history
  • 'A handy book for readers of documents and a summary of diplomatics'
  • Collection of alphabets, 1869

Administrative / Biographical History

Herbert Hurst (1834-? 1914) was an Oxford antiquary.

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 papers were given to the Library by Miss Hurst in 1923.


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. 39816-18.

Related Material

See also Hurst Papers (MSS. Drawings gen. c. 1; Eng. hist. d. 91; Eng. misc. c. 86, e. 74a-b; Top. Oxon. a. 15-18, b. 81, c. 183-9, c. 191-5, c. 197, c. 197*, d. 122-7, d. 129, d. 133, e. 146-7).