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Collection Level Description: Stanley Family Papers

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. e. 52, Eng. poet. e. 21/1-2, e. 22
Title: Stanley Family Papers
Dates of Creation: 1820-30
Extent: 4 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

The Stanley family included Arthur Penrhyn Stanley (1815-81), Dean of Westminster. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Stanley family papers, mainly poems by Arthur Penrhyn Stanley.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were purchased from Bertram Dobell, bookseller, in 1908.

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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. VI, nos. 34067-70.

Access Points


Stanley | Arthur Penrhyn | 1815-1881 | Dean of Westminster

Stanley | family | Barons Stanley of Alderley | Alderley

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