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Collection Level Description: Translations by Sir James Douie

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. d. 687-98
Title: Translations by Sir James Douie
Dates of Creation: Late 19th-early 20th cent.
Extent: 12 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Sir James McCrone Douie (1854-1935) was a colonial administrator. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Scope and Content

Translation by Sir James Douie of parts of Vespasiano da Bisticci, Vite de uomini illustri del secolo XV, ed. Lodovico Frati (Bologna, 1892-3), with related papers.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by Sir James Douie's daughter in 1967.

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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. 45485-96.

Access Points

Douie | James Mccrone | 1854-1933 | Sir | Knight and Colonial Administrator

da Bisticci | Vespasiano | 1421-1498 | Florentine humanist and librarian

Italy | Biography

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