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Paget Toynbee Manuscripts


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Manuscripts collected by Paget Toynbee, with papers and correspondence, mainly relating to Dante and to Horace Walpole.


  • 1876-1932


44 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English and Italian

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Toynbee b. 1].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Toynbee b. 1, c. 1-2, d. 1-32, e. 1-7, f. 1-2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13936

Biographical / Historical

Paget Jackson Toynbee (1855-1932) was a Dante scholar. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Some of the manuscripts were given by Toynbee, 1920-31. The rest were bequeathed by him in 1932.

Related Materials

See also Walpole Papers of Helen Toynbee (MSS. Eng. misc. c. 51-3, d. 46) and Works of Paget Toynbee (MSS. Don. e. 4-5).
Paget Toynbee Manuscripts
Emily Tarrant
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom