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
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:
- Letters to R. Payne Smith, 1860-95, mainly concerning attendance of students at his lectures as Regius Professor of Divinity
at Oxford, 1865-70
- Miscellaneous letters collected by R. Payne Smith, 1860-95
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The letters were bought from Myers & Co. in 1957.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a
valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see
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.
Smith | Robert Payne | 1819-1895 | Dean of Canterbury, Orientalist, and Theologian
University of Oxford
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