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Correspondence mainly concerning William Henry Fox Talbot, 1913-1975, n.d.

MS. WHF Talbot 132
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. Correspondence and papers of Matilda Talbot mainly concerning her grandfather William Henry Fox Talbot. Includes some personal correspondence, some letters not addressed to her but possibly collected by or passed to her, and papers including: a list of apparatus present by Miss Talbot the the Royal Photographic Society, Jul 1921; four 1920s prints of nineteenth century negatives enclosed with a letter of 1 Oct 1925; and three slide photos of Lacock Abbey from Aug 1961. Also includes letters addressed to the Burnett-Browns of Lacock Abbey (Janet Burnett-Brown was Matilda's great neice), 1913-1964, n.d.
  2. Correspondence of Matilda Talbot and her great niece Janet Burnett-Brown with Beaumont Newell, Curator of Photography, New York Museum of Modern Art, concerning a prospective biography of William Henry Fox Talbot, 1937-1968
  3. Correspondence of Matilda Talbot and Anthony and Janet Burnett-Brown with Harold White concerning a prospective biography of William Henry Fox Talbot (the letter of 26 May 1962 originally enclosed a letter from Lady Elisabeth Feilding, now in MS. WHF Talbot 4), 1944-1975


  • Creation: 1913-1975, n.d.


1 box (3 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. WHF Talbot 132

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom