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Collection Level Description: Papers of George Thorn-Drury

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. c. 289-90, d. 296, d. 342, d. 347, e. 255, e. 347-50, f. 83-4; Eng. poet. c. 26-7, d. 52, e. 49-50, f. 14-15
Title: Papers of George Thorn-Drury
Dates of Creation: 19th-20th cent.
Extent: 19 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

George Thorn-Drury (1860-1931) was a barrister and literary scholar. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Scope and Content

Transcripts, indexes and notes by George Thorn-Drury, mainly relating to 17th-century English poetry and drama, with some other papers.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were acquired by the Library in 1947 and 1952.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

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. 43727-47.

Access Points

Drama | 17th century

English drama | 17th century

Poetry, English | 17th century

Drury | George Thorn | 1860-1931 | Barrister and Literary Scholar

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