Paget Toynbee Manuscripts
Manuscripts collected by Paget Toynbee, with papers and correspondence, mainly relating to Dante and to Horace Walpole.
Language of Materials
English and Italian
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.
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. II, nos. 55405-52.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Some of the manuscripts were given by Toynbee, 1920-31. The rest were bequeathed by him in 1932.
- Paget Toynbee Manuscripts
- Emily Tarrant
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