Sir Francis Galton (1822-1911) was a eugenist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Autographs and letters collected by Sir Francis Galton, many addressed to George Butler (1774-1853), Dean of Peterborough.
The papers were bought from Mrs M.L. Butler in 1975.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. 37810-13.
Butler | George | 1774-1853 | Dean of Peterborough
Galton | Francis | 1822-1911 | Sir | Knight and Eugenist