Wilhelm Manuscript

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 103 MS PHILL 40
  • Dates of Creation
      18th century
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 volume containing 289 leaves

Scope and Content

Manuscript volume, 18th century: Johannes Wilhelm's 'Onamathicon Literarium siue commentarii Historico-Critici de praestantissimus sec. xvi ac seqq. scriptoribus' (commentaries on writers of the 16th and later centuries).

Access Information


The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.

Acquisition Information

The Phillipps Manuscripts at University College London were given to the College by the German government in 1912.

Other Finding Aids

Dorothy K Coveney, A Descriptive Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Library of University College London (London, 1935); handlist at University College London Special Collections.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Paper manuscript bound in marble boards. One hand. 34cm.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal copyright restrictions apply.

Custodial History

The manuscript belonged to Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), baronet, an antiquary and bibliophile whose collection included c60,000 manuscripts of various kinds, some relating to the administration of Swiss towns. Various manuscripts were sold after Sir Thomas's death, some to the German government, and were dispersed to several libraries. Formerly Phillipps MS 2644.