Paget Toynbee Manuscripts
Manuscripts collected by Paget Toynbee, with papers and correspondence, mainly relating to Dante and to Horace Walpole.
2.73 linear metres (51 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Toynbee b. 1, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Toynbee b. 1, c. 1-2, d. 1-32, e. 1-7, f. 1-2
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13936
Manuscripts collected by Paget Toynbee, with papers and correspondence.
Biographical / Historical
Paget Jackson Toynbee (1855-1932) was a Dante scholar. 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. 55405-55452.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Some of the manuscripts were given by Toynbee, 1920-31. The rest were bequeathed by him in 1932.
- Paget Toynbee Manuscripts
- Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
- EAD version 2020
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