Papers of James E. Thorold Rogers and his family

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. misc. c. 583-6, d. 902, e. 855, f. 476-98, g. 100-1; Eng. lett. c. 334; Eng. poet. e. 131, f. 31
  • Dates of Creation
      1796-20th century
  • Language of Material
      English, French, and Latin.
  • Physical Description
      34 shelfmarks, plus uncatalogued material

Scope and Content

Rogers's papers include diaries, correspondence and other papers. There is also some uncatalogue material, for which a box list exists.

Administrative / Biographical History

James Edwin Thorold Rogers (1823-1890) was an MP, a political economist and a historian. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were acquired by the Library in 1953 and 1982.


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. 44258-322

A fuller description, including the box list of uncatalogued material, is available in the Library.