Papers of Sir Mark Aurel Stein, 1894-1944

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      GB 161 MSS. Eng. d. 3408-9, e. 3349; MSS. Photogr. c. 146, d. 32-4, e. 16-21
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Scope and Content

Papers of Sir Mark Aurel Stein, consisting mainly of photographs, with a personal narrative, relating to India, Iran, Iraq, Nepal.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Mark Aurel Stein (1862-1943), scholar, explorer and archaeologist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were bequeathed by F.H. Andrews to the Ashmolean Museum 1958, and given to the Bodleian by the Ashmolean, 1988.


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

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A catalogue of the collection is available online at

Related Material

See also Papers of Sir Mark Aurel Stein (1862-1943) (MSS. Stein 1-458).


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