Crynes Manuscripts

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Manuscripts collected by Nathaniel Crynes, including legal documents, and Biblical, philosophical, theological and literary manuscripts.

Administrative / Biographical History

Nathaniel Crynes (1686-1745) was Fellow of St John's College, Oxford, and Superior Bedel of Arts (1716).

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

Nos. 27686-92 were presented to the Library by Nathaniel Crynes in 1736; nos. 27699-707 were bequeathed to the Library by Crynes in 1745.

Note

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

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, nos. 27686-92 and 27699-707.