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Papers of Sir John Linton Myres (1860-1954)


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This collections consists of correspondence and papers relating to Myres's various activities.


  • 1890-1954


132 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English and German

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Myres 1].
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MSS. Myres 1-132

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13655

Biographical / Historical

Sir John Linton Myres (1869-1954) was an archaeologist and historian. He was Wykeham Professor of Ancient History at Oxford University, 1910-39. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by J.N.L. Myres in 1960.

Related Materials

A collections of similar papers of Myres is in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.
Papers of Sir John Linton Myres (1860-1954)
Emily Tarrant
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom