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Phillips, John, F.R.S., (1800-1874), geologist

Phillips, John, 1800-1874

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20 letters formerly held in the Western Manuscripts Department's Autograph Letters Sequence: autograph (except no.19, which is a pre-printed form letter) and signed (except no.14, which is in the third person). No.20 includes a diagram of geological strata in the Oxford area. Also including a newspaper cutting relating to Phillips's death, attached to no.8 (1874), and a note of biographical details attached to no.17 (n.d.).



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1 volume

Acquisition note

Purchased from: Stevens, London, January 1929 (acc.74959), July 1930 (acc.56545), September 1930 (acc.56557), March 1931 (acc.68132), June 1931 (acc.68171), July 1931 (acc.68209), November 1931 (acc.68279); Sotheby's, London, December 1931 (acc.75871), November 1933 (acc.67472); Glendining, London, September 1932 (acc.67716). Provenance details not recorded for nos.4, 10, 14 and 20 (acc.67430); nos.5 and 15 transferred from Wellcome Historical Medical Museum, c.1939 (acc.91800).

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Database description transcribed from Richard Aspin and Christopher Hilton's typescript supplement to S.A.J Moorat's Catalogue of Western Manuscripts

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