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Letters to A. S. Napier, Professor of English language and literature at Oxford

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MS. Eng. lett. d. 79

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Letters to A. S. Napier, Professor of English language and literature at Oxford, 1886-1907, including letters from;
  1. Fols. 14-75. F. J. Furnivall, 1886-96
  2. Fols. 106-67. J. A. H. Murray, 1897-1901
  3. Fols. 176-221. W. W. Skeat, 1890-5.

Dates

  • 1886-1907

Extent

252 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. lett. d. 79, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. lett. d. 79

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17109

Overview

Letters to A. S. Napier, Professor of English language and literature at Oxford

Biographical / Historical

Arthur Sampson Napier (1853-1916) was an English academic and Professor of English language and literature at Oxford. Frederick James Furnivall (1825-1910) was an English philologist and co-creator of the New English Dictionary. Sir James Augustus Henry Murray (1837-1915) was a Scottish lexicographer and philologist. Walter William Skeat (1835-1912) was an English philologist.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Kenneth Sisam, 1937.
Title
Letters to A. S. Napier, Professor of English language and literature at Oxford
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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