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Additional papers of Sir Ronald Syme

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Papers of Sir Ronald Syme including typescripts, manuscripts, letters, newscuttings, photographs, notes and index slips (mainly prosopographical notes and examples of Latin inscriptions).

Dates

  • 1830s-1990s

Extent

10.05 Linear metres (67 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Latin and Turkish.

Conditions Governing Access

Material of a sensitive personal or corporate nature is closed.

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, and page reference if available, e.g. MS. 11378/1].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. 11378/1-67

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11378

Overview

Additional papers of Sir Ronald Syme (1903-1989), classical historian.

Biographical / Historical

Sir Ronald Syme (1903-1989) was a classical historian. For a fuller biography see the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Arrangement

The papers have been kept as arranged by Wolfson College.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

On deposit from Wolfson College and received in 2000 and 2016.
Title
Catalogue of the additional papers of Sir Ronald Syme
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by EAD version by Marion Lowman and Megan Woodward
Date
2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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