Working papers on Erasmus and his time, including collations and notes on the letters of Erasmus and reproductions of manuscripts of Erasmus and others; miscellaneous scholarly papers; family papers; general correspondence and papers; letters of condolence on Allen's death and other papers of Helen Allen.
Papers of Percy Stafford Allen
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Allen 1-271
- Dates of Creation1836-1942
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description271 shelfmarks
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Percy Stafford Allen (1869-1933) was an Erasmian scholar and President of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, 1924-33. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography
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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)
Bequeathed by Mrs H. M. Allen, 1952, except for MS. Allen 154 and 229 given by Blackwell's, 1961
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 37512-783.