Archive of Percy Stafford Allen
Working papers on Erasmus and his time, including collations and notes on the letters of Erasmus and reproductions of manuscripts of Erasmus and others; miscellaneous scholarly papers; family papers; general correspondence and papers; letters of condolence on Allen's death and other papers of Helen Allen.
- 1836-1942, n.d.
20.68 linear metres (188 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Allen 1, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Allen 1-271
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CMD ID 11997
Archive of Percy Stafford Allen (1869-1933), Erasmian scholar and President of Corpus Christi College.
Biographical / Historical
Percy Stafford Allen (1869-1933) was an Erasmian scholar and President of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, 1924-33. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 37512-783.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bequeathed by Mrs H. M. Allen, 1952, except for MS. Allen 154 and MS. Allen 229 given by Blackwell's, 1961
- Archive of P. S. Allen
- Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Kelly Burchmore
- EAD version 2019
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