Oxford Collections of Percy Manning

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 179-200
  • Dates of Creation
      19th-20th century
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      23 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Oxford collections of Percy Manning in 23 volumes, including:  

  • Historical and antiquarian collections relating to the City and University of Oxford, consisting of press-cuttings, leaflets, and manuscript notes, some descriptive of local events of about 1870-1910, arranged alphabetically in 6 volumes
  • Collections on Oxfordshire folk-lore
  • Notes on monumental brasses in Oxfordshire

Administrative / Biographical History

Percy Manning (d 1917) was an antiquary.

Access Information

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 collection was bequeathed to the Library by Percy Manning in 1917.


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

Other Finding Aids

P.S. Spokes, Summary Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library relating to the city county and university of Oxford. Accessions from 1916 to 1962 (Oxford, 1964).

Related Material

See also Collections of Percy Manning (MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 246, d. 201-4).

Corporate Names