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Letters chiefly addressed to officers of the Bodleian Library

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MS. Autogr. d. 11
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Letters chiefly addressed to officers of the Bodleian Library, arranged in alphabetical order, among them are letters from:

  1. Lord Acton (fol. 2)
  2. Benjamin Jowett, 1882-3 (fols. 45, 47)
  3. Friedrich Max Muller, April 5, 1882 (fols. 70, 72)
  4. James E. Thorold Rogers (fol. 94)

Additions: (fols. 131-337) Guard-book of letters, 18th-20th cent., with:

  1. Fol. 335. receipt signed by Grinling Gibbons for payment for a monument to Thomas Lamplugh, Archbishop of York, 1691
  2. Fol. 336. agreement to build an organ 'in the church of York', signed by Bernard Smith, 1691


  • Creation: Written in 1878-1913


103 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Autogr. d. 11, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Autogr. d. 11

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19724


Letters chiefly addressed to officers of the Bodleian Library

Biographical / Historical

Benjamin Jowett (1817-1893) was a biblical and classical scholar and Master of Balliol College. Friedrich Max Muller (1823-1900) was a German orientalist and philologist.

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. VI, no. 36018

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired by The Bodleian Library in 1913.

Additions: Acquired, 1916-29.

Physical Facet

On paper


10 3/4 × 9 1/2 in.

Letters chiefly addressed to officers of the Bodleian Library
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom