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Collection Level Description: Autograph Collection of Rev. G.J. Chester

Reference: MSS. Autogr. c. 2-3, d. 1, e. 1
Title: Autograph Collection of Rev. G.J. Chester
Dates of Creation: 1800-79
Extent: 4 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Rev. G.J. Chester (1831-92) was an Egyptologist.

Scope and Content

Four volumes of English autographs collected by G.J. Chester.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The volumes were presented to the Library by G.J. Chester on 8 May 1889.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, nos. 29899-902.

Access Points

Autographs | Collections

Chester | Greville John | 1831-1892 | Egyptologist

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