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Archive 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.-1925

Extent

0.75 Linear metres (5 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Autogr. c. 27, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

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

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12967

Abstract

Archive of Sir Francis Galton (1822-1911), eugenist.

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
Archive of Sir Francis Galton
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