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Archive of Wentworth Webster


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Essays, reviews and notes of Wentworth Webster, in English, Basque, French and Spanish, with some printed items. The collection includes papers relating to Basque life, history, legends and poetry; Spanish history; French protestantism; and theological subjects.


  • Creation: 1865-1906


2.19 Linear metres (39 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Basque
  • French
  • Spanish; Castilian

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 101, fols. 1-2].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. c. 101-105, d. 102-111, e. 93-99, e. 101, f. 39-40; French d. 9, e. 5-15, f. 2-3; Eng. th. c. 49, e. 29-31; Basque c. 8, e. 9; Spanish e. 2, f. 2; Eng. hist. d. 110; Eng. poet. d. 26

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13456


Archive of Wentworth Webster

Biographical / Historical

Wentworth Webster (1829-1907) was a Basque scholar and folklorist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1921.

Catalogue of the archive of Wentworth Webster
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
EAD version 2019
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom