Topographical collections for Oxfordshire and Berkshire, compiled by Henry Hinton and James Hunt.
Topographical Collections of Henry Hinton and James Hunt
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Don. b. 14, c. 90-1, c. 97-8, d. 138-43, d. 148-9, e. 107-14
- Dates of CreationEarly 19th century
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description21 shelfmarks
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Administrative / Biographical History
Henry Hinton (1749-1816) was an ironmonger of Oxford. James Hunt (1795-1857) was a chemist of Oxford.
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 collections were bought and given by the Friends of the Bodleian and Bodley's American Friends in 1967 and 1968.
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. 38652-72.
The collections bought from James Hunt by Sir Thomas Phillipps in 1819 and 1820.
The papers were discussed in Mary Clapinson, 'The topographical collections of Henry Hinton (1749-1816) and James Hunt (1795-1857)', Oxoniensia, 37 (1972), 215-20.