Papers of Robinson Ellis
Classical papers, with some correspondence, of Robinson Ellis, including papers relating to classical Latin authors and notes on Latin language and palaeography.
- 19th-20th cent.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Lat. misc. d. 39].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Lat. misc. d. 39-44, e. 54-73, f. 22-9; Gr. misc. d. 34
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13645
Biographical / Historical
Robinson Ellis (1834-1913) was Corpus Christi Professor of Latin at Oxford, 1893-1913. 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. II, nos. 47930-65.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were given to the Library by the President of Trinity College, Oxford in 1915, except for MS. Lat. misc. d. 46, fols. 147-157, which were given to the Library in 1917.
- Papers of Robinson Ellis
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description