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Collection Level Description: Papers of T.G. and R.G. Gayer-Anderson

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. b. 394-404, c. 846, d. 1248-9; Eng. poet. d. 233-42
Title: Papers of T.G. and R.G. Gayer-Anderson
Dates of Creation: 19th-20th cent.
Extent: 24 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Thomas Gayer Gayer-Anderson (1881-1960), illustrator, and Robert Grenville Gayer-Anderson (1881-1945), major, Egyptian administrator, and author, were twin brothers. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Scope and Content

Drawings and writings of T.G. and R.G. Gayer-Anderson, consisting of:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

MSS. Eng. poet. d. 233-42 were deposited in the Library in 1948. The whole collection was bequeathed to the Library by T.G. Gayer-Anderson in 1960.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).

The papers are available with the written permission of the Keeper of Special Collections

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. 43436-59.

Access Points

Fantasy fiction, English

Illustrations

Gayer-Anderson | Robert Grenville | 1881-1945 | Major, Egyptian Administrator, and Author

Gayer-Anderson | Thomas Gayer | 1881-1960 | Illustrator


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