Letters written mostly from Tiflis (T'bilisi) detailing Sir Oliver's daily life and giving an account of the state of Georgia in an uneasy political period. The collection includes modern typescript copies of the letters, created in the early 1980s.
Letters from Sir Oliver Wardrop to his wife, 1919-20
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Eng. c. 6824; d. 3385
- Dates of Creation1919-20, 1980s
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description2 shelfmarks
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Sir Oliver Wardrop (1864-1948) was a Consul-General. Details are given in Who Was Who.
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 letters were given to the Library by the Marjory Wardrop Fund on behalf of Nino Wardrop, 1987.
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 http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollectionswmss/online/online.htm.
Conditions Governing Use
The letters are not to be copied, reproduced or published without the permission of the Board of Managers of the Marjory Wardrop Fund for Georgian Studies.
The letters were owned by Nino Wardrop, daughter of Sir Oliver and Margrethe.