Lectures, Essays and Notes of D. Nichol Smith

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      GB 161 MSS. Eng. misc. c. 383-5, d. 539-49, d. 551-5, e. 483-4, e. 551
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Scope and Content

Lectures, essays and notes of D. Nichol Smith, relating to English literature and literary criticism.

Administrative / Biographical History

David Nichol Smith (1875-1962) was a literary scholar and Merton Professor of English Literature at Oxford. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

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Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library in 1962.


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. 43873-94.

Related Material

See also Correspondence of David Nichol Smith (MSS. Eng. lett. c. 489-92).