Letters to H.O. Coxe

Scope and Content

Two volumes of letters to H.O. Coxe.

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.

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

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.

Corporate Names