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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

Dates

  • Written in 1878-1913

Extent

103 Leaves

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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Shelfmark:

MS. Autogr. d. 11

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19724

Overview

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

Dimensions

10 3/4 × 9 1/2 in.
Title
Letters chiefly addressed to officers of the Bodleian Library
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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