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Collection Level Description: Papers of R.M. Milburn

Reference: MSS. Lat. misc. c. 48/1-4, c. 49-51
Title: Papers of R.M. Milburn
Dates of Creation: 19th-20th cent.
Extent: 4 shelfmarks

Language of Material: Latin

Administrative/Biographical History

Robert Marriott Milburn (1849-1916).

Scope and Content

R.M. Milburn, supplement to H.A. Holden's Folia silvulae (2 vols., Cambridge, 1865-70) in the form of printed cuttings and manuscript transcripts from anthologies of modern Latin verse compositions, with identifications of the authors, late 19th-early 20th century.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by the compiler's sister in 1919.

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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. II, nos. 47901-4.

Access Points

Latin poetry


Milburn | Robert Marriott | 1849-1916

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