Papers of Edward Moore relating to Dante

Scope and Content

Notes on Dante by Rev. Dr. Edward Moore including notes on Dante manuscripts; an index to Dante and his early biographers; and notes on Roman and 12th- to 13th-century Italy. There are also some items of correspondence.

Administrative / Biographical History

Edward Moore (1835-1916) was Principal of St Edmund Hall, Oxford, and a Dante scholar. See the Dictionary of National Biography for details.

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Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

The Library's card catalogue for manuscripts.

Related Material

Edward Moore's library of ca. 900 volumes of Dante and related titles was placed on revocable loan at the Taylor Institution Library by Queen's College, Oxford, in 1939.

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