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Shilleto, Richard, 1809-1876 (classical scholar)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1809 - 1876

Biography

Richard Shilleto (1809-1876) was born on 25 November 1809, the son of John Shilleto of Ulleskelf, Yorkshire. He was educated at Repton and at Shrewsbury school, before being admitted to Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1828, to study classics (B.A., 1832; M.A., 1835). He took orders, lectured at Trinity and King's, and worked as a private coach. He became a fellow of Peterhouse in 1867, and served as assistant tutor, dean, and praelector of the college. Shilleto was an acclaimed Greek scholar with a great knowledge of Greek prose. He died on 24 September 1876 at his house in Bateman Street.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Augustus Arthur Vansittart: Notes and compositions

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6416-6417
Scope and Contents

Compositions and notes on Aristotle and Plato

Dates: 1845-1847
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Churchill Babington: Correspondence to R. Burn and R. Shilleto, 1873

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/40-44
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 1873
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Herbert John Reynolds and John Thomas Walford: Notes on Lectures by Richard Shilleto

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5937-5939
Scope and Contents

Notes on classics lectures

Dates: 1852-1854
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Richard Shilleto: Classical Notebook

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6598
Scope and Contents

Notes on Plato and Aristophanes by R. Shilleto, 83 folios: (fo. 2) Plato's Protagoras; (fo. 12) Phraedrus; (fo. 32) Lysis; (fo. 40) Meno. Beginning at the end of book and written inversely are notes on Aristophanes' Wasps. The original paper cover with the inscription 'R. Shilleto, Trin: Coll: Cambridge' has been pasted inside the front cover.

Dates: 1840-1850 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Richard Shilleto: examination certificate, 1840-1872 (Circa, undated)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6008/182
Dates: 1840-1872 (Circa, undated)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Richard Shilleto: Verses

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2716.26
Dates: 1850 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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