Papers of Edward Bensly

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers of Edward Bensly, mainly relating to the identification of quotations used by 17th- and 18th-century authors, including Robert Burton, Jeremy Taylor and William Drummond of Hawthornden.

Administrative / Biographical History

Edward Bensly (1863-1939) was an English scholar. 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.bodley.ox.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library, ca. 1940.

Note

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

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