Manuscripts collected by Captain Montagu. The collection includes:
- copies of works by classical authors
- English and Italian poetry
- papers relating to the works of Shakespeare
- 15th-19th cent.
Language of Materials
Latin, English, Italian, French, German, and Ancient Greek
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Montagu c. 1].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Montagu c. 1-6, d. 1-33, e. 1-16, f. 1
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13236
Biographical / Historical
Captain Montagu Montagu, RN (1787-1863), who entered the navy in 1799, was an author and autograph collector.
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, nos. 25397-25458.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The manuscripts were bequeathed to the Library by Captain Montagu in 1863.
- Montagu Manuscripts
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description