Papers of James Ingram

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      GB 161 MSS. Eng. c. 6842, e. 3324-5
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Scope and Content

Papers of James Ingram, consisting mainly of correspondence, with a journal and an account book.

Administrative / Biographical History

James Ingram (1774-1850), Anglo-Saxon scholar and President of Trinity College, Oxford, see 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

Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library by Dr. Grosvenor Burfitt-Williams, 1994.


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

Other Finding Aids

A catalogue of the collection is available online at

Custodial History

The papers were owned by a descendant of James Ingram living in Australia.

Related Material

See also Warton Papers (Dep. c. 634-49, d. 586-703, e. 276-305). The Bodleian Library also holds Ingram's topographical collections (MS. Top. gen. d. 32). In addition there are many of Ingram's letters scattered throughout other collections in the Library, see indexes in Duke Humfrey's Library.