Papers of Thomas Percy

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Correspondence, and literary and antiquarian papers of Thomas Percy.

Administrative / Biographical History

Thomas Percy (1729-1811) was Bishop of Dromore and an antiquary. 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).

Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library, with some of his printed books, by Percy's great grand-daughter in 1932.

Note

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

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