Autograph Collection of Rev. G.J. Chester

Scope and Content

Four volumes of English autographs collected by G.J. Chester.

Administrative / Biographical History

Rev. G.J. Chester (1831-1892) was an Egyptologist.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The volumes were presented to the Library by G.J. Chester on 8 May 1889.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, nos. 29899-902.