Papers of John Mavrogordato

Scope and Content

Notes and chapters on Greek history covering the period 1820-1924; notes on the Germans in Greece, 1938; notes on Kretikon theatron; and 4 letters from Panikkos Tryphonos to John Mavrogordato, 1946.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Mavrogordato (1882-1970) was Oxford's second Professor of Byzantine and Greek, and a Fellow of Exeter College, Oxford. See Who Was Who for details.

Access Information

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Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

Descriptions of individual items may be found on SOLO (, and in a card catalogue, arranged by shelfmark, at the Taylor Institution Library, Slavonic and Modern Greek Library.

Custodial History

This collection was transferred from the Taylor Institution to the Bodleian Library in 2016.