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Papers of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle


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Papers of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle, consisting of:
  1. An account by Jane Welsh Carlyle of household expenses, 1854-1855
  2. An account by Jane Welsh Carlyle of a visit to Haddington, East Lothian, July 1849
  3. 2 pocket-books of Thomas Carlyle, c. 1839-1847


  • [c. 1839]-1871


4 shelfmarks

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Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Don. c. 50].
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MSS. Don. c. 50, d. 53/1-3

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12832

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) was an historian, essayist and philosopher. His wife was Jane Baillie Welsh Carlyle, poet and writer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by J.C.B. Gamlen, through the Friends of the Bodleian, in 1935.
Papers of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle
Emily Tarrant
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom