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Additional Papers of Sir Mark Aurel Stein


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Mainly photographs, with a personal narrative. Also includes four objects.


  • 325-1944


0.75 Linear metres (13 physcial shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English, Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. b. 2070, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. d. 3408-3409, e. 3349; MSS. Photogr. c. 146, d. 32-4, e. 16-21, JL866a-d

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15755, 15805


Additional papers and photographs of Sir Mark Aurel Stein (1862-1943), scholar, explorer and archaeologist, 325-1944.

Biographical / Historical

Sir Mark Aurel Stein (1862-1943), scholar, explorer and archaeologist, see Dictionary of National Biography.


Photographs followed by other papers.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed by F.H. Andrews to the Ashmolean Museum 1958, given to the Bodleian by the Ashmolean, 1988. JL866a-JL866d were found in the Library in October 2008.

Related Materials

There is a large collection of Stein material within the Bodleian under the shelfmarks MSS. Stein 1-458; see 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. 53042-53519. For other personal narratives, see MSS. Stein 261-6 and for more Stein photographs see MSS. Stein 428-57.
Catalogue of additional papers of Sir Mark Aurel Stein, 1894-1944
Finding aid prepared by Anna Dunn
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom