'The Rubaiyyat of Omar Khayaam'

Scope and Content

Files contain: ms and ts draft texts for Omar Ali-Shah and Graves's translation of 'The Rubaiyyat of Omar Khayaam' and its introductory material discussing Edward Fitzgerald's translation, Sufism and related matters; press cuttings and other materials concerning the book.


Canelluñ Collection number: CC1600

This refers to the arrangement of the papers in Robert Graves’ study before they were transferred to the College.

Custodial History

The box file in which these papers arrived also contained several series of correspondence, and the drafts for Graves's article 'My Version of the Rubiayyat', all now catalogued in separate series. They can be identified by the former reference number CC1600 and material relating to 'The Rubaiyyat of Omar Khayaam' can accessed by keyword search.

Related Material

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