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Collection Level Description: Papers of R.W.T. Gunther

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. b. 343-4, c. 771, d. 1192-7, e. 1293-1301, f. 759-61
Title: Papers of R.W.T. Gunther
Dates of Creation: 1863-1921
Extent: 21 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Robert William Theodore Gunther (1869-1940) was a zoologist and antiquary. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Papers of R.W.T. Gunther, including papers relating to the Daubeny Laboratory, Magdalen College, Oxford, consisting of:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1964.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

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. 43308-28.

Publication Note

R.T. Gunther, A history of the Daubeney Laboratory (London, 1904).

Access Points




Chapman | Edward | b. ? 1840 | Curator of Oxford Botanic Garden

Gunther | Robert William Theodore | 1869-1940 | Zoologist and Antiquary

University College, London

University of Oxford | Magdalen College

University of Oxford | Magdalen College | Daubeny Laboratory

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