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Collection Level Description: Papers of Robinson Ellis

Reference: MSS. Lat. misc. d. 39-44, e. 54-73, f. 22-9; Gr. misc. d. 34
Title: Papers of Robinson Ellis
Dates of Creation: 19th-20th cent.
Extent: 36 shelfmarks

Language of Material: Latin

Administrative/Biographical History

Robinson Ellis (1834-1913) was Corpus Christi Professor of Latin at Oxford, 1893-1913. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Classical papers, with some correspondence, of Robinson Ellis, including papers relating to classical Latin authors and notes on Latin language and palaeography.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by the President of Trinity College, Oxford in 1915, except for MS. Lat. misc. d. 46, fols. 147-157, which were given to the Library in 1917.

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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. II, nos. 47930-65.

Access Points

Authors, Classical

Latin language

Paleography, Latin

Ellis | Robinson | 1834-1913 | Classical Scholar and Philologist

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