Papers Collected by Sir Albert Gray

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      GB 161 MSS. Eng. lett. c. 228, d. 227; Eng. misc. d. 652-3
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Scope and Content

Papers collected by Sir Albert Gray, consisting of:  

  • Letters from J.J. Ruskin to George Gray, 1825-52
  • Papers relating to John Ruskin's marriage, 1847-1925
  • Two copies of a memoir by Sir Albert on Ruskin's marriage, ca. 1910

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Albert Gray (1850-1928) was the brother of Euphemia Chalmers Gray, who married John Ruskin in 1848 and Sir John Everett Millais in 1855. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

The papers were bequeathed to the Library by Sir Albert Gray and received in 1938, on condition that they were not to be opened until 1968.


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. 41197-200.