Papers of John Hodgkin

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. misc. c. 146-8, d. 218-25, e. 198, f. 59-61; Lat. misc. d. 55-62, e. 84; Eng. lett. c. 11, d. 36
  • Dates of Creation
      19th-20th century
  • Language of Material
      English, Latin, and French.
  • Physical Description
      26 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Essays, notes and transcripts by John Hodgkin relating to bibliographical and other work on William Beckford and on macaronic literature.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Hodgkin (1857-1930) was a bibliophile.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were bequeathed to the Library by John Hodgkin in 1930.


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. 43584-610.

Related Material

See also:

  • Papers of William Beckford (1760-1844), author (MSS. Beckford a. 1-4, b. 1-8, c. 1-89, d. 1-29, e. 1-5, f. 1-5, g. 1-2)
  • Papers of William Beckford, 1787-1811 (MSS. Eng. lett. c. 499-501; Eng. misc. e. 1236; Portuguese c. 1)