Papers of F.E. Pargiter

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. misc. d. 1200-3, e. 1317
  • Dates of Creation
      Early 20th century
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      5 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Papers of F.E. Pargieter, consisting of:  

  • Four volumes of notes and extracts from printed works, for use in Pargiter's work The Purna text of the dynasties of the Kali age (London, 1913)
  • Fair copy of an unpublished work by Pargiter entitled 'Ancient Indian religious tradition', with notes and essays, ca. 1922-3

Administrative / Biographical History

Frederick Eden Pargiter (1852-1927) was an Orientalist. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

The papers were transferred from the Indian Institute in 1975.


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. 45663-7.