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Poems, sketches and prayers, 1841-1937

MSS. Benson 1/82-85
Held at the Weston Library

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Comprised of: 91, 63, 56, c.138 leaves

  1. (1/82, fols. 1-94) Notebookbooks containing poetry and history notes, 1841-69
  2. (1/83, fols. 1-63) Notebook containing natural history notes, 1849
  3. (1/84, fols. 1-56) Notebook labelled, 'Intensely Private', containing poetry and some prose, c.1890s
  4. (1/85, fols. 1- 140) Sketchbook from which individual items had been removed and placed within the front covers. The individual items include satirical drawings by Mary Benson, 12 pen and ink sketches of Lincolnshire by Thomas Mozley and a series of small watercolour portraits made at Addington by A.C. Benson, late 1850s-1892


  • Creation: 1841-1937


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MSS. Benson 1/82-85

Repository Details

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Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom