Letters to R. Payne Smith
Letters to R. Payne Smith, consisting of:
- Letters to R. Payne Smith, 1860-95, mainly concerning attendance of students at his lectures as Regius Professor of Divinity at Oxford, 1865-70
- Miscellaneous letters collected by R. Payne Smith, 1860-95
3 shelfmarks (0.30 linear metres)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. d. 171].
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MSS. Eng. lett. d. 171, e. 46-7
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 8651
Biographical / Historical
Robert Payne Smith (1819-95) was Dean of Canterbury, and an orientalist and theologian. 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. 41685-7.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The letters were bought from Myers & Co. in 1957.
- Letters to R. Payne Smith
- Emily Tarrant
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