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Grote Manuscripts


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Five manuscripts of George Grote chiefly relating to Greek philosophy.


  • Creation: 1815-1870


5 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
  • 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.

Grote Manuscripts
Emily Tarrant
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom