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Papers of Sir Francis Galton

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Autographs and letters collected by Sir Francis Galton, many addressed to George Butler (1774-1853), Dean of Peterborough.

Dates

  • 19th cent.

Extent

5 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Autogr. c. 27].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Autogr. c. 27, d. 43-45, f. 5

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12967

Biographical / Historical

Sir Francis Galton (1822-1911) was a eugenist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought from Mrs M.L. Butler in 1975.
Title
Papers of Sir Francis Galton
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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