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Collection Level Description: Papers of Gilbert Murray

Reference: MSS. Gilbert Murray 1-568; Gilbert Murray adds. 1-14
Title: Papers of Gilbert Murray
Dates of Creation: 1837-1960
Extent: 582 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English and French

Administrative/Biographical History

Gilbert Murray (1866-1957) was a classicist and internationlist, and Regius Professor of Greek at Oxford. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Murray's papers include:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1958.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

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. 48476-49060.

A full catalogue is available in the Library.

Publication Note

The papers were extensively used in Sir Duncan Wilson, Gilbert Murray, O.M. (Oxford, 1988).

Access Points

Classical literature | Study and teaching

International relations

Universities and colleges

Murray | George Gilbert Aime | 1866-1957 | Classical Scholar and Internationalist

Murray | Mary Henrietta | d 1956 | Lady

University of Oxford

Great Britain | Politics and government | 19th century

Great Britain | Politics and government | 20th century

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