Letters to Horace Twiss

Scope and Content

Letters to Horace Twiss, 1807-48, arranged alphabetically, with a few letters to members of his family, 1876-1905.

Administrative / Biographical History

Horace Twiss (1787-1849) was a wit and politician. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

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.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The letters were given to the Library by A.B. Emden, through the Friends of the Bodleian, in 1951.


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. 39058-64.