Transcripts, indexes and notes by George Thorn-Drury, mainly relating to 17th-century English poetry and drama, with some other papers.
Papers of George Thorn-Drury
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Eng. misc. c. 289-90, d. 296, d. 342, d. 347, e. 255, e. 347-50, f. 83-4; Eng. poet. c. 26-7, d. 52, e. 49-50, f. 14-15
- Dates of Creation19th-20th century
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description19 shelfmarks
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
George Thorn-Drury (1860-1931) was a barrister and literary scholar. 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.bodley.ox.ac.uk).
The papers were acquired by the Library in 1947 and 1952.
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. 43727-47.