Letters to John Richard Magrath, with four groups of letters inherited or otherwise acquired by Magrath, to Edith Simcox, George and William Simcox, Amy Lefroy and Eleanor Grove. The letters to Magrath include some to his wife and are mainly on educational, university or social affairs. Eight photographs of individuals found within the collection can be found as MS. Photogr. c. 128, fols. 81-8.
Papers of John Richard Magrath
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Don. e. 202-10
- Dates of Creation1861-1920
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description9 shelfmarks
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
John Richard Magrath (1839-1930) was Provost of the Queen's College, Oxford. 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).
The papers were bought with the aid of a grant from the Queen's College, Oxford, from Christopher Edwards, through the Friends of the Bodleian, in 1998.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
Other Finding Aids
A catalogue of the collection is available online at http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollectionswmss/online/online.htm.