Papers of T.G. and R.G. Gayer-Anderson
Drawings and writings of T.G. and R.G. Gayer-Anderson, consisting of:
- Drawings by T.G. Gayer-Anderson
- 'Heshe. The World's sweetheart', an illustrated story by T.G. Gayer-Anderson
- Verse by R.G. Gayer-Anderson, with illustrations by him and his brother
- 19th-20th cent.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. b. 394].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. misc. b. 394-404, c. 846, d. 1248-1249; Eng. poet. 233-242
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 9112
Biographical / Historical
Thomas Gayer Gayer-Anderson (1881-1960), illustrator, and Robert Grenville Gayer-Anderson (1881-1945), major, Egyptian administrator, and author, were twin brothers. Details are given in Who Was Who.
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. 43436-59.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
MSS. Eng. poet. d. 233-242 were deposited in the Library in 1948. The whole collection was bequeathed to the Library by T.G. Gayer-Anderson in 1960.
- Papers of T.G. and R.G. Gayer-Anderson
- Emily Tarrant
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