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Collection Level Description: F.G. Stephens Papers

Reference: MSS. Don. c.78, d.116-19, e.57-87
Title: F.G. Stephens Papers
Dates of Creation: 1845-1907
Extent: 36 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Frederic George Stephens (1828-1907) was an art critic. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of F.G. Stephens's correspondence.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from J. C. Iggulden, and given by the Friends of the Bodleian and Bodley's American Friends, 1957

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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. I, nos. 38915-50

Publication Note

Described by R. Glyn Grylls in the Times Literary Supplement, 4 and 12 April 1957

Access Points

Stephens | Frederic George | 1828-1907 | Art Critic

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