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Archive of Alexander Dalrymple

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A play by Alexander Dalrymple, with books annotated by him.

Dates

  • 19th century

Extent

0.15 Linear metres (3 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Don. e. 55, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Don. e. 55-56, f. 25

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 8556, 8557, 8558

Abstract

Archive of Alexander Dalrymple

Biographical / Historical

Alexander Dalrymple (1737-1808) was hydrographer to the Navy. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Custodial History

The collection was owned by Sophia Monckton (d. 1824).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was bought from Arnold Muirhead and given to the Library by the Friends of the Bodleian in 1956.
Title
Catalogue of the archive of Alexander Dalrymple
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
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