Two volumes of letters to H.O. Coxe.
Letters to H.O. Coxe
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Don. d. 144-5
- Dates of Creation1852-81
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
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Administrative / Biographical History
Henry Octavius Coxe (1811-1881) was a librarian, palaeographer and antiquary. He was Bodley's Librarian, 1860-81. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
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).
Given by his son Hilgrove Coxe, 1931, 1935, and transferred from Library Records, 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. 39102-3.