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Papers of George Crabbe

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Letters and papers of and concerning George Crabbe, consisting of:
  1. Letters of George Crabbe, 1790-1831, with letters of his son George, 1832-1833
  2. Printed memoirs of, and articles concerning, Crabbe, 1819-1914

Dates

  • 1799-1914

Extent

2 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Don. d. 16].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

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.

Custodial History

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.
Title
Papers of George Crabbe
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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