Five manuscripts of George Grote chiefly relating to Greek philosophy.
Language of Materials
English, Ancient Greek, and Latin
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Add. C. 201].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Add. C. 201-202, C. 207-208, D. 85
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12989, 12990
Biographical / Historical
George Grote (1794-1871) was an MP and historian. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
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. 29065-9.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The manuscripts were presented to the Library by Grote's widow in 1873 and 1875.
- Grote Manuscripts
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description