Volumes compiled by William Whiston and others, including sermons and material relating to Christianity and natural history.
Volumes Compiled by William Whiston
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Eng. misc. d. 297, e. 259, f. 85-6; Eng. th. c. 60, e. 45; Lat. misc. f. 42-3; Lat. th. e. 27-8
- Dates of Creation17th-18th century
- Language of MaterialEnglish, and Latin.
- Physical Description10 shelfmarks
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
William Whiston (1677-1752) was Chaplain to the Bishop of Norwich and a scientist. 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).
The collection was bought from Blackwell's in 1948.
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. 45292-301.