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Archive of Gilbert Murray

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Murray's archive include:
  1. Correspondence
  2. Papers relating to international affairs
  3. General political papers
  4. Academic and literary papers
  5. Family correspondence
  6. Personal papers
  7. Papers of Lady Mary Murray
  8. Papers of Murray's executors

Dates

  • 1837-1960

Extent

61.82 Linear metres (562 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • French

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Gilbert Murray 1, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Gilbert Murray 1-568; Gilbert Murray adds. 1-14

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 9275, 12122

Abstract

Archive of Gilbert Murray (1866-1957).

Biographical / Historical

Gilbert Murray (1866-1957) was a classicist and internationalist, and Regius Professor of Greek at Oxford. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Other Finding Aids

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1958.

Bibliography

The papers were extensively used in Sir Duncan Wilson, Gilbert Murray, O.M. (Oxford, 1988).
Title
Catalogue of the archive of Gilbert Murray
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Date
EAD version 2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom