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Collection Level Description: Lectures, Essays, and Notes of D. Nichol Smith

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. c. 383-5, d. 539-49, d. 551-5, e. 483-4, e. 551
Title: Lectures, Essays, and Notes of D. Nichol Smith
Dates of Creation: 1895-1959
Extent: 22 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

David Nichol Smith (1875-1962) was a literary scholar and Merton Professor of English Literature at Oxford. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Lectures, essays and notes of D. Nichol Smith, relating to English literature and literary criticism.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1962.

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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. 43873-94.

Related Units of Description

See also Correspondence of David Nichol Smith.

Access Points

English literature

Lectures and lecturing

Literature | History and criticism

Smith | David Nichol | 1875-1962 | Literary Scholar

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