Archive of Walter Scott
Papers of Walter Scott, consisting of:
- Notes on and transcripts of magical papyri, with draft of a paper read to the Oxford Philological Society, 1920
- Studies in the composition of the Iliad, comprising sections of a printed text cut up and re-arranged, with comments
- Drafts of a monograph, and notes, on the Sibylline Oracles, c. 1904-9
- Drafts of papers on ancient cults: Maenads, the Samothracian cult, and Titans
- Draft of paper on the cult of the Anatolian Mother-Goddess
- Miscellaneous notes, including readings from a manuscript of Galen, notes on Epictetus, and notes on the Chaldaean Oracles
- 20th century
0.75 Linear metres (9 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Gr. class. c. 92, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Gr. class. c. 92, d. 134-7; Gr. misc. c. 3-5, e. 6-7; Eng. misc. c. 124, d. 136
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13848
Archive of Walter Scott (1855-1925), editor of Hermetica.
Biographical / Historical
Walter Scott (1855-1925), classical scholar, was the editor of Hermetica (4 vols., Oxford, 1924-36).
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. 47271-82.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were given to the Library by the Delegates of the Clarendon Press in 1925.
- Catalogue of the archive of Walter Scott
- Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
- EAD version 2019
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- Script of description