Historical collections by John Bruce, containing notes, transcripts, letters and original documents.
Historical Collections by John Bruce
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Eng. misc. b. 27-8
- Dates of Creation16th-19th century
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description2 shelfmarks
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Administrative / Biographical History
John Bruce (1802-1869) was an antiquary. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
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).
The collections were given to the Library by Falconer Madan before 1925.
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. 42062-3.