Vaughan Thomas Papers

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  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Add. C. 88, C. 184, C. 190-1, D. 77; Eng. poet. e. 7; Top. Oxon. b. 18-19, Top. Warwickshire b. 2, c. 9, d. 1, e. 1
  • Dates of Creation
      17th-19th century
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  • Language of Material
      English, and Latin.
  • Physical Description
      12 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Papers of Vaughan Thomas, including papers relating to Dr Samuel Wilson Warneford (1763-1855), the University of Oxford, and Stoneleigh, Warwickshire.

Administrative / Biographical History

Vaughan Thomas (1775-1858), Vicar of Yarnton, Oxfordshire, was an antiquary and philanthropist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The manuscripts were acquired by the Library, 1877-80.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, nos. 29119-25, 29129-31, 29192-3.

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