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Archive of Percy Stafford Allen

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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.

Dates

  • 1836-1942, n.d.

Extent

20.68 Linear metres (188 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

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

MSS. Allen 1-271

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11997

Abstract

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

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
Title
Archive of P. S. Allen
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Kelly Burchmore
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