Collection Level Description: Manuscripts of James P.R. Lyell
Reference: MSS. Ch. For. 112, 114-5; Lyell 1-100; Lyell empt. 1-65; Top. Oxon e. 772
Title: Manuscripts of James P.R. Lyell
Dates of Creation: 11th-20th cent.
Extent: 169 shelfmarks
Language of Material: Latin, French, English, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Ancient Greek, Hebrew, and Arabic
James Patrick Ronaldson Lyell (1871-1948) was a collector of printed books and manuscripts.
Scope and Content
Manuscripts, mainly medieval, collected by Lyell, arranged in the following categories:
- British Isles
- Germany and Austria
- Lyell empt.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The manuscripts were bequeathed to the Library by Lyell in 1948.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a
valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see
A.C. de la Mare, Catalogue ... of Medieval Manuscripts Bequeathed ... by James P.R. Lyell (Oxford, 1971)
Related Units of Description
See also Papers of James Patrick Ronaldson Lyell (MSS. Eng. c. 3203-12, d. 2412-5, e. 2776-80).
Lyell | James Patrick Ronaldson | 1871-1948
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