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Grote Manuscripts

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Five manuscripts of George Grote chiefly relating to Greek philosophy.

Dates

  • 1815-1870

Extent

5 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English, Ancient Greek, and Latin

Preferred Citation

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.
Title
Grote Manuscripts
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom