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Clifford collection of manuscripts mainly relating to Roman Catholicism, circa 1250-1915 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1144055
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Clifford family
 
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Description [ca. 1250-1915] 
1.35 m. (76 items in 9 boxes) 
Summary

MS 1097 comprises a collection of medieval and later manuscripts including prayer books, bibles and essays collected by various members of the Clifford family and relating mainly to Roman Catholicism. The collection includes the Cartulary of the Benedictine Abbey of St Peter at Chertsey, Surrey, England. There is also one folder of correspondence of Charles Clifford, 6th Baron Clifford, 1812-1825 (76 items).

Biography/History

The collection was the family library of the late Baron Clifford of Chudleigh and was sold to the National Library in 1963 by his heir Colonel Hon. Hugh Clifford of Ugbrooke Park, Cudleigh, Devon, England.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 1097.

Selected items are also available on microfilm at the National Library of Australia Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room: Items 13, 15, 17, 30, 40, 41, 42, 72, 73 (mfm G 7676-7683); Chertsey Cartulary (mfm G 24143); Cayers Maconique (mfm G 25114).

Selected items are also available in an electronic version via the Internet at: http:/­/­nla.gov.au/­nla.ms-ms1097-6

Items in English, Latin, French, Spanish and Italian.

Descriptive catalogue of medieval and Renaissance western manuscripts in Australia /­ K.V. Sinclair. Sydney : Sydney University Press, 1969.

Medieval and Renaissance illuminated manuscripts in Australian collections /­ Margaret M. Manion and Vera F. Vines ; with a foreword by K.V. Sinclair. Melbourne : Thames and Hudson, 1984.

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available in the Manuscript Reading Room and on the Internet at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.ms-ms1097 
Subjects Clifford family - Archives.  |  Catholic Church - Prayers and devotions.  |  Manuscripts, Medieval.  |  Illumination of books and manuscripts.
Time Coverage 1250-1915 
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Clifford manuscripts

Exhibited Selected items exhibited in: "Treasures Gallery", National Library of Australia, 10 July 2013 - 13 October 2013 and 22 March 2014 – 28 July 2014  Exhibited: "Treasures Gallery", National Library of Australia, 7 October 2011 - 15 December 2012. 

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