Exercise Books of H.P.K. Skipton

Scope and Content

Six exercise books containing notes by H.P.K. Skipton on the correspondence of Thomas Brett, nonjuror.

Administrative / Biographical History

Horace Pitt Kennedy Skipton (1861-1943) was a theologian and historian. Details are given in Who Was Who.

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

The exercise books were given to the Library by H.P.K. Skipton in 1940.


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. II, nos. 46696-701.

Related Material

See also Papers of Thomas Brett (MSS. Eng. th. c. 24-43, c. 51-4, c. 66).