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Eton Poems

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0103 MS ADD 216
Held at: University College London
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Full title: Eton Poems
Date(s): 18th century
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume
Name of creator(s): Various Eton schoolboys
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Eton College, a public school in Eton, Berkshire, was founded by Henry VI in 1440-1441 and largely educates boys from the upper classes. The precise background to this manuscript is unknown.


Scope and content/abstract:

'Poemata Etonensia': copies of Latin verses.

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Archival Information

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Immediate source of acquisition:

From the library of Dr Frederic Septimus Leighton.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Source: Encyclopaedia Britannica online.

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Date(s) of descriptions:
1999, revised Jul 2001

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