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Papers of Gilbert Murray


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Murray's papers include:
  1. Correspondence
  2. Papers relating to international affairs
  3. General political papers
  4. Academic and literary papers
  5. Family correspondence
  6. Personal papers
  7. Papers of Lady Mary Murray
  8. Papers of Murray's executors


  • 1837-1960


582 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English and French

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Gilbert Murray 1].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Gilbert Murray 1-568; Gilbert Murray adds. 1-14

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 9275, 12122

Biographical / Historical

Gilbert Murray (1866-1957) was a classicist and internationlist, and Regius Professor of Greek at Oxford. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Other Finding Aids

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1958.


The papers were extensively used in Sir Duncan Wilson, Gilbert Murray, O.M. (Oxford, 1988).
Papers of Gilbert Murray
Emily Tarrant
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom