Archive of Friedrich Max Müller and of his wife Georgina Adelaide
Many of the volumes were bound in green cloth for Georgina Max Müller.
9.24 Linear metres (84 physical shelfmarks)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, e.g. MS. German c. 31, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. a. 2003(R)-2010, b. 2033-2039, c. 2805-2816, d. 2341-2369, e. 2710-2718; German b. 4, c. 31-35, d. 17-26, e. 20-21, Photogr. d. 3; Janitor's List 723
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 10227
Correspondence and papers of Friedrich Max Müller (1823-1900), Privy Councillor, Taylorian Professor of Modern European Languages and Professor of Comparative Philology at Oxford, and of his wife Georgina Adelaide, 1794-1919.
Biographical / Historical
Friedrich Max Müller (1823-1900) was a Sanskritist and philologist. He was inmvolved in various academic areas including: Vedic studies, comparative philology, comparative mythology, and comparative religion. Müller is widely understood to have played a key role in developing comparative religion as a field of study. For further details see the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
The papers are arranged in four sections, Correspondence, Writings (including lecture notes), Printed material, and Family and personal papers.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Deposited, 1964; bought, 1988.
- Catalogue of the archive of Friedrich Max Müller and of his wife Georgina Adelaide, 1794-1919
- Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Turner
- Language of description
- Conversion to EAD supported by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation