Skeat Papers

Papers of Walter William SKEAT (1866-1953), colonial administrator and ethnographer

nine boxes of material, relating mainly to Skeat’s research on folklore and his book The Past at Our Doors (London, 1911)
the material includes correspondence, notes, typescripts, drawings, offprints of articles and newspapers cuttings
the papers have not yet been catalogued in detail

Related Resources

Collections of papers: Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford

Collections of objects, photographs, etc.: Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: Skeat, Walter William (1866-1953), colonial administrator and ethnographer Link to article (external site)