Manuscripts and Papers of Ingram Bywater
This collection consists of manuscripts collected by Bywater, working papers on classical subjects, and correspondence mainly with classical scholars.
- 16th cent.-1914
Language of Materials
English, Latin, Italian, Ancient Greek, German, and French
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Bywater 6].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Bywater 6-9, 11, 13-15, 17-34, 36, 39-64
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12830
Biographical / Historical
Ingram Bywater (1840-1914) was Regius Professor of Greek at Oxford, 1893-1908. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
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. I, nos. 37949-38001.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Part bequeathed by Bywater, part given by Mrs. Charles Cornish in 1919 and 1921.
- Manuscripts and Papers of Ingram Bywater
- Emily Tarrant
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