Papers of Alexander Dalrymple
A play by Alexander Dalrymple, with books annotated by him.
- 19th cent.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Don. e. 55].
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MSS. Don. e. 55-56, f. 25
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 8556, 8557, 8558
Biographical / Historical
Alexander Dalrymple (1737-1808) was hydrographer to the Navy. 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. 39102-3.
The collection was owned by Sophia Monckton (d. 1824).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was bought from Arnold Muirhead and given to the Library by the Friends of the Bodleian in 1956.
- Papers of Alexander Dalrymple
- Emily Tarrant
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- Script of description