Papers of T.G. and R.G. Gayer-Anderson

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Drawings and writings of T.G. and R.G. Gayer-Anderson, consisting of:  

  • Drawings by T.G. Gayer-Anderson
  • 'Heshe. The World's sweetheart', an illustrated story by T.G. Gayer-Anderson
  • Verse by R.G. Gayer-Anderson, with illustrations by him and his brother

Administrative / Biographical History

Thomas Gayer Gayer-Anderson (1881-1960), illustrator, and Robert Grenville Gayer-Anderson (1881-1945), major, Egyptian administrator, and author, were twin brothers. 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 http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

The papers are available with the written permission of the Keeper of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Acquisition Information

MSS. Eng. poet. d. 233-42 were deposited in the Library in 1948. The whole collection was bequeathed to the Library by T.G. Gayer-Anderson in 1960.

Note

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. 43436-59.