This collection consists of manuscripts collected by Bywater, working papers on classical subjects, and correspondence mainly with classical scholars.
Manuscripts and Papers of Ingram Bywater
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Bywater 6-9, 11, 13-15, 17-34, 36, 39-64
- Dates of Creation16th century-1914
- Language of MaterialEnglish, Latin, Italian, Ancient Greek (to 1453), German, and French.
- Physical Description53 shelfmarks
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Ingram Bywater (1840-1914) was Regius Professor of Greek at Oxford, 1893-1908. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Conditions Governing Access
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)
Part bequeathed by Bywater, part given by Mrs. Charles Cornish in 1919 and 1921.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 37949-38001.