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Papers of Walter Scott


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Papers of Walter Scott, consisting of:
  1. Notes on and transcripts of magical papyri, with draft of a paper read to the Oxford Philological Society, 1920
  2. Studies in the composition of the Iliad, comprising sections of a printed text cut up and re-arranged, with comments
  3. Drafts of a monograph, and notes, on the Sibylline Oracles, c. 1904-9
  4. Drafts of papers on ancient cults: Maenads, the Samothracian cult, and Titans
  5. Draft of paper on the cult of the Anatolian Mother-Goddess
  6. Miscellaneous notes, including readings from a manuscript of Galen, notes on Epictetus, and notes on the Chaldaean Oracles


  • 20th cent.


12 shelfmarks

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Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Gr. class. c. 92].
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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

Biographical / Historical

Walter Scott (1855-1925), classical scholar, was the editor of Hermetica (4 vols., Oxford, 1924-36).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by the Delegates of the Clarendon Press in 1925.
Papers of Walter Scott
Emily Tarrant
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom