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Collection Level Description: Papers of Walter Scott

Reference: MSS. Gr. class. c. 92, d. 134-7; Gr. misc. c. 3-5, e. 6-7; Eng. misc. c. 124, d. 136
Title: Papers of Walter Scott
Dates of Creation: 20th cent.
Extent: 12 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Walter Scott (1855-1925), classical scholar, was the editor of Hermetica (4 vols., Oxford, 1924-36).

Scope and Content

Papers of Walter Scott, consisting of:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by the Delegates of the Clarendon Press in 1925.

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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. 47271-82.

Access Points

Epic poetry



Homer | fl. ? 899-700 BC | Greek epic poet

Scott | Walter | 1855-1925 | Classical Scholar

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