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Letters from Sir Oliver Wardrop to his wife Margrethe, written mostly from Tiflis where he was based as British High Commissioner for Transcaucasia, 1919-20.
Sir Oliver Wardrop (1864-1948), Consul-General, see Who Was Who.
Letters written mostly from Tiflis detailing Sir Oliver's daily life and giving an account of the state of Georgia in an uneasy political period.
The letters were owned by Nino Wardrop, daughter of Sir Oliver and Margrethe.
Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. d. 3385, fols. 1-2].
The Department of Oriental Books in the Bodleian Library houses the Wardrop collection. This collection consists of books and manuscripts relating to Georgia and the Caucasus and was built up by Sir Oliver Wardrop and his sister Marjory before being presented to the Bodleian by Sir Oliver on the death of Marjory in 1909. For further information on the Wardrop collection contact the Department of Oriental Books, Tel: +44 (0) 1865 277034 or email: firstname.lastname@example.orgWardrop | Sir | John Oliver | 1864–1948 | diplomatist and Georgian scholar
|Letters from Sir Oliver Wardrop to his wife
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3385
Extent: 194 leaves
|Typed transcripts of the letters in MS. Eng. d. 3385,
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6824
Extent: 167 leaves