Collections of Rev. John Lewis

Scope and Content

Miscellaneous collections, extracts and notes by John Lewis, with sketches and illustrations. The collections include material relating to theology, astronomy, history, and medicine.

Administrative / Biographical History

Rev. John Lewis, of St. Edmund Hall, Oxford, was Master of the School at Tetbury (1705-12), and Rector of Great Chalfield with Holt and Atford (or Atworth), Wiltshire.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

The papers were purchased in 1895.


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. VI, nos. 31779-83, 31786-90.