Papers of George Thorn-Drury
Transcripts, indexes and notes by George Thorn-Drury, mainly relating to 17th-century English poetry and drama, with some other papers.
- 19th-20th cent.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 289].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. misc. c. 289-290, d. 296, d. 342, d. 347, e. 255, e. 347-350, f. 83-84; Eng. poet. c. 26-27, d. 52, e. 49-50, f. 14-15
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 7987, 7925
Biographical / Historical
George Thorn-Drury (1860-1931) was a barrister and literary scholar. 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. 43727-47.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were acquired by the Library in 1947 and 1952.
- Papers of George Thorn-Drury
- Emily Tarrant
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