Transcripts of Letters made for J.R. Magrath

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. lett. c. 5, d. 31-3
  • Dates of Creation
      Early 20th century (transcripts of 17th-18th century originals)
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      4 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Four volumes of transcripts of letters to or from members of the Queen's College, Oxford, 1651-1795, made for J.R. Magrath.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Richard Magrath (1839-1930) was Provost of the Queen's College, Oxford. 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

Acquisition Information

The transcripts were given to the Library 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. 40748-51.