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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0100 KCLCA Drake
DRAKE, Bernard (fl 1841-1853)
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 volume


Name of creator(s)

Drake, Bernard, fl 1841-1853, classicist

Administrative / Biographical history

Student at Eton College in 1841; edited Demosthenes peri tou stefanou. The Oration of Demosthenes on the Crown. The Greek text of the Zurich edition with explanatory notes (Macmillan, Cambridge, 1851) and Aeschyli Eumenides. The Greek text, with English notes, an English verse translation; and an introduction, containing an analysis of the dissertations of C. O. Müller (Macmillan, Cambridge, 1853).

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Acquired by King's College London and transferred to the archives.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Copy of Demonsthenes' Oratio in Midiam cum annotatione critica et exegetica edited by Philip C Buttmann (Third edition, Augusti Mylii, Berolini, 1841), with manuscript notes by Drake, and inscribed 'Bernard Drake, Eton College, 1841'.

System of arrangement

1 volume.

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Director of Archive Services.

Language/scripts of material

English, Classical Greek and Latin

Finding aids

Collection level description.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

Description control

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Robert Baxter.

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

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Date(s) of descriptions

Aug 2000

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  • European history
  • European literature
  • Greek history
  • Greek literature
  • History
  • National history
  • National literatures

Personal names

  • Demonsthenes, 384-322 BC, Ancient Greek Orator
  • Drake, Bernard, fl 1841-1853, Classicist
  • Drake, Bernard, fl 1841-1853, Classicist

Corporate names

  • King's College London College Archives

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