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Letters from Sir Oliver Wardrop to his wife


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Letters written mostly from Tiflis detailing Sir Oliver's daily life and giving an account of the state of Georgia in an uneasy political period.


  • Creation: 1919-20


0.2 Linear metres (2 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

  • English

Conditions Governing Use

The letters are not to be copied, reproduced or published without the permission of the Board of Managers of the Marjory Wardrop Fund for Georgian Studies.

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. d. 3385, fols. 1-2].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. c. 6824; d. 3385

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15175


Letters from Sir Oliver Wardrop to his wife Margrethe, written mostly from Tiflis where he was based as British High Commissioner for Transcaucasia, 1919-20.

Biographical / Historical

Sir Oliver Wardrop (1864-1948), Consul-General, see Who Was Who.

Custodial History

The letters were owned by Nino Wardrop, daughter of Sir Oliver and Margrethe.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by the Marjory Wardrop Fund on behalf of Nino Wardrop, 1987.

Related Materials

The Library also holds the Wardrop collection. This collection consists of books and manuscripts relating to Georgia and the Caucasus and was built up by Sir Oliver Wardrop and his sister Marjory before being presented to the Bodleian by Sir Oliver on the death of Marjory in 1909.

Catalogue of letters from Sir Oliver Wardrop to his wife, 1919-20
Finding aid prepared by Anna Dunn
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom