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Collection Level Description: Works of Paget Toynbee

Reference: MSS. Don. e. 4-5
Title: Works of Paget Toynbee
Dates of Creation: 1920-1
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English and Italian

Administrative/Biographical History

Paget Jackson Toynbee (1855-1932) was a Dante scholar. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Two works by Paget Toynbee, consisting of:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The works were given to the Library by the author, through the Friends of the Bodleian, in 1931.

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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. 39128-9.

Related Units of Description

See also Paget Toynbee Manuscripts.

Access Points


Dante Alighieri | - | 1265-1321 | Italian poet

Toynbee | Paget Jackson | 1855-1932 | Dante scholar

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