Papers of Friedrich Max Mller and of his wife Georgina Adelaide, 1794-1919

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. a. 2003(R)-2010, b. 2033-9, c. 2805-16, d. 2341-69, e. 2710-18; German b. 4, c. 31-5, d. 17-26, e. 20-1, Photogr. d. 3
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
      English, German, and French.
  • Physical Description
      84 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Papers of Friedrich Max Mller and his wife Georgina Adelaide, 1794-1919, including: correspondence, writings, printed material, and family and personal papers.

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.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were deposited in 1964 and bought in 1988.


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

Other Finding Aids

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Related Material

A bronze plaque presented to Max Mller by the Regia Lynceorum Academia is also held by the Bodleian Library (Library Object 723).


Corporate Names