Papers of Margaret Masson Hasluck

Scope and Content

The archive contains notes on, and transcriptions and translations of, Albanian folk songs, tales, poetry and riddles. There are also photographs and maps, and a few items of correspondence.

Administrative / Biographical History

Margaret Masson Hasluck (1885-1948) was an eminent Albanologist. See the Dictionary of National Biography 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.

Geographical Names