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Collection Level Description: Letters to R. Payne Smith

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. d. 171, e. 46-7
Title: Letters to R. Payne Smith
Dates of Creation: 1860-95
Extent: 3 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Robert Payne Smith (1819-95) was Dean of Canterbury, and an orientalist and theologian. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Letters to R. Payne Smith, consisting of:

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letters were bought from Myers & Co. in 1957.

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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. 41685-7.

Access Points

Smith | Robert Payne | 1819-1895 | Dean of Canterbury, Orientalist, and Theologian

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