Records of the Red Herring Club, Oxford

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records of the Red Herring Club, Oxford, 1694-1775

Administrative / Biographical History

The Red Herring Club, Oxford, was apparently founded by Edward Lhuyd, Keeper of the Ashmolean Museum, and seems to have had a Welsh connection.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

Given to the Library by F.F. Falconer in 1938.

Note

Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Custodial History

MS. Top. Oxon. e. 281 was lot 1029 in Heber sale, part XI (MSS.), 18 Feb. 1836, and lot 145 in Henry Wellesley sale, 3 Aug. 1866. On fol. 136v rev. is the library stamp of Falconer Madan.

MS. Top. Oxon. f. 49 was formerly Phillipps MS. 22262, and has the Library stamp of Falconer Madan, B.N.C. Oxford.

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