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Papers of Alexander Dalrymple

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A play by Alexander Dalrymple, with books annotated by him.

Dates

  • 19th cent.

Extent

3 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Don. e. 55].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

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.

Custodial History

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.
Title
Papers of Alexander Dalrymple
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom