Manuscripts of Sir Edward Whinfield, 16th-19th century. Subjects represented include history and poetry.
Manuscripts of Sir Edward Whinfield
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Whinfield 1-84
- Dates of Creation16th-19th century
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialPersian, Turkish, and Urdu.
- Physical Description84 shelfmarks
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Sir Edward Whinfield (1836-1922), Persian scholar, and translator of Omar Khayyam.
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.bodley.ox.ac.uk).
The manuscripts were bequeathed to the Indian Institute, Oxford, in 1922, and later transferred to the Bodleian Library.
Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
Other Finding Aids
The manuscripts are summarily described in the card catalogue, arranged by language, located in the Oriental Reading Room.
E. Sachau, H. Eth and A.F.L. Beeston Catalogue of the Persian, Turkish, Hindstn, and Pusht manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, 3 vols. (Oxford, 1889-1953), vol. 3.