Papers of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle
Papers of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle, consisting of:
- An account by Jane Welsh Carlyle of household expenses, 1854-1855
- An account by Jane Welsh Carlyle of a visit to Haddington, East Lothian, July 1849
- 2 pocket-books of Thomas Carlyle, c. 1839-1847
- [c. 1839]-1871
Language of Materials
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.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 38830-3.
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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