Papers of Wentworth Webster
Essays, reviews and notes of Wentworth Webster, in English, Basque, French and Spanish, with some printed items. The collection includes papers relating to Basque life, history, legends and poetry; Spanish history; French protestantism; and theological subjects.
Language of Materials
English, Basque, French, and Spanish
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 101].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. misc. c. 101-105, d. 102-111, e. 93-99, e. 101, f. 39-40; French d. 9, e. 5-15, f. 2-3; Eng. th. c. 49, e. 29-31; Basque c. 8, e. 9; Spanish e. 2, f. 2; Eng. hist. d. 110; Eng. poet. d. 26
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13456
Biographical / Historical
Wentworth Webster (1829-1907) was a Basque scholar and folklorist. 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. 43502-50.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were given to the Library in 1921.
- Papers of Wentworth Webster
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description