Archive of Sir John Linton Myres
This collections consists of correspondence and papers relating to Myres's various activities.
14.52 Linear metres (132 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Myres 1, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Myres 1-132
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13655
Archive of Sir John Linton Myres (1860-1954).
Biographical / Historical
Sir John Linton Myres (1869-1954) was an archaeologist and historian. He was Wykeham Professor of Ancient History at Oxford University, 1910-39. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 49230-49361.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were given to the Library by J.N.L. Myres in 1960.
- Catalogue of the archive of Sir John Linton Myres
- Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
- EAD version 2019
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