Papers of George Crabbe
Letters and papers of and concerning George Crabbe, consisting of:
- Letters of George Crabbe, 1790-1831, with letters of his son George, 1832-1833
- Printed memoirs of, and articles concerning, Crabbe, 1819-1914
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Don. d. 16].
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MSS. Don. d. 16-17
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12882
Biographical / Historical
George Crabbe (1754-1832) was a poet. His son, George Crabbe (1785-1857), was a biographer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 38994-5.
The papers were collected by Mrs. Alexander Mackay of Trowbridge.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were bought from The George Gregory Book Store, Bath, in 1930, and given to the Library by the Friends of the Bodleian.
- Papers of George Crabbe
- Emily Tarrant
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