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Collection Level Description: Grote Manuscripts

Reference: MSS. Add. C. 201-2, C. 207-8, D. 85
Title: Grote Manuscripts
Dates of Creation: 1815-70
Extent: 5 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English, Ancient Greek, and Latin

Administrative/Biographical History

George Grote (1794-1871) was an MP and historian. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Five manuscripts of George Grote chiefly relating to Greek philosophy.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The manuscripts were presented to the Library by Grote's widow in 1873 and 1875.

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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. 29065-9.

Access Points

Philosophy, Ancient

Grote | George | 1794-1871 | MP and Historian

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