Papers of Charles H. Parry

Scope and Content

Papers of Charles H. Parry, consisting of:  

  • Journal, consisting mainly of copies of letters to his parents and friends, 1795-1831
  • Memoir of his life, in his own hand, in two volumes, 1779-1840

Administrative / Biographical History

Charles Henry Parry (1779-1860) was a physician. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were bought from H.W. Pratley in 1964.


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. 45401-7.