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Papers of Eden and Cedar Paul


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Diaries, 1914-1917, 1928-1929, and commentary on Epictetus, 1911-1913, by Eden and Cedar Paul:

  1. Diary, mainly in the hand of Cedar Paul, Aug. 1914-June 1917, including lists of letters received and sent, notes of translations and other literary work undertaken, and two photographs. The label 'Imprimerie, Papeterie, Registres. Baltzer, 2, Rue Taine' appears on the inside upper cover.
  2. Diary, Oct. 1928-Mar. 1929, in Paris, written by (fols. 1-6, 22-49) Eden Paul, and (fols. 6-22) Cedar Paul.
  3. Notebook containing commentary on Epictetus, 1911-13, carbon typescript pasted in, continued in manuscript, also labelled 'Imprimerie, Papeterie, Registres. Baltzer, 2, Rue Taine'.


  • Creation: 1911-1929


0.33 Linear metres (3 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. e. 3086, fols. 1-2].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. e. 3086-3088

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10806


Diaries of Eden and Cedar Paul.

Biographical / Historical

Eden Paul (1865-1944) was an author. Cedar Paul (d. 1972) was a singer. The pair translated numerous works together, from French, German, Italian and Russian. See Who Was Who for details.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library in 1997 by Mrs A. J. Lockett.

Papers of Eden and Cedar Paul
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