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Archive of Sir John Linton Myres

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This collections consists of correspondence and papers relating to Myres's various activities.

Dates

  • 1890-1954

Extent

14.52 Linear metres (132 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • German

Preferred Citation

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

MSS. Myres 1-132

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13655

Abstract

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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by J.N.L. Myres in 1960.

Related Materials

A collections of similar papers of Myres is in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.
Title
Catalogue of the archive of Sir John Linton Myres
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

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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