Papers of Friedrich Max Mller

Scope and Content

Lectures and notes on various subjects including the science of religion, the history of German literature, the Romance languages, astronomers (Copernicus, Kepler and Galileo), and the Veda. There are also drafts of three addresses to the English Goethe Society, and a manuscript of the autobiography of Friedrich Max Mller, published in 1901, which is partly in the hand of his wife, Georgina Adelaide.

Administrative / Biographical History

Friedrich Max Mller (1823-1900) was Privy Councillor, Taylorian Professor of Modern European Languages and Professor of Comparative Philology at Oxford. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

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