George Crabbe (1754-1832) was a poet. His son, George Crabbe (1785-1857), was a biographer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Letters and papers of and concerning George Crabbe, consisting of:
The papers were collected by Mrs. Alexander Mackay of Trowbridge.Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were bought from The George Gregory Book Store, Bath, in 1930, and given to the Library by the Friends of the Bodleian.Access Conditions
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M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 38994-5.
Poets | 18th century
Poets | 19th century
Crabbe | George | 1754-1832 | Poet
Crabbe | George | 1785-1857 | Biographer
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