Sir Mark Aurel Stein (1862-1943) was an archaelogist and explorer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Stein's papers consist of:
The papers were bequeathed by Stein to the Indian Institute, Oxford, 1943Access Conditions
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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. 53042-520
A fuller description is available in the Library.Related Units of Description
See also Additional Papers of Sir Mark Aurel Stein, 1894-1944.
Oriental manuscripts collected by Stein are in the Department of Oriental Collections, Bodleian Library.
Archaeological objects associated with Stein are Janitor's List nos. JL866a-d.
The Bodleian Library also holds the Papers of P.S. Allen.Publication Note
The biography by Jeanette Mirsky, Sir Aurel Stein, archaeological explorer (Chicago & London, 1977) is based partly on these papers.
Archaeologists | 19th century
Archaeologists | 20th century
Explorers | 19th century
Explorers | 20th century
Allen | Helen Mary | 1872-1952
Allen | Percy Stafford | 1869-1933 | President of Corpus Christi College Oxford
Stein | Mark Aurel | 1862-1943 | Sir | Knight Scholar Explorer Archaeologist