Stanley family papers, mainly poems by Arthur Penrhyn Stanley.
Stanley Family Papers
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Eng. misc. e. 52, Eng. poet. e. 21/1-2, e. 22
- Dates of Creation1820-30
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description4 shelfmarks
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Administrative / Biographical History
The Stanley family included Arthur Penrhyn Stanley (1815-1881), Dean of Westminster. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).
The papers were purchased from Bertram Dobell, bookseller, in 1908.
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. VI, nos. 34067-70.