Papers of S.G. Dunn

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. misc. d. 615-17, d. 625, e. 564-7, f. 384-91; Top. Oxon. e. 387-401
  • Dates of Creation
      19th-20th century
  • Language of Material
      English, Latin, Ancient Greek (to 1453), and Hindi.
  • Physical Description
      31 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Papers of S.G. Dunn, consisting of:  

  • Notebooks as an undergraduate at Jesus College, Oxford, 1898-1902
  • Pocket diaries, containing brief entries, with some details of journeys made in India, 1924-30, and South Africa, 1935
  • Notebooks containing notes and drafts, n.d.
  • Notebook containing vocabulary of, and notes on, Hindi, n.d.
  • Volume containing Latin and Greek verse exercises by pupils at Eton, ca. 1770-85
  • Journal of a tour in the Wye valley by G. Fisk, 1821
  • Album of extracts in prose and verse belonging to Mrs Henry Windle, early 19th century
  • Album of photographs of the Windle family of Walsall, Staffordshire, 19th-20th century

Administrative / Biographical History

Stanley Gerald Dunn (1879-1964) was Professor of English literature at Allahabad, India, and Witwatersrand, South Africa. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were bequeathed by S.G. Dunn in 1964.


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

Other 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. 45408-38.