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Notebooks of Christina Rossetti Poems

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Notebooks containing fair copies of the poems of Christina Rossetti, from the same series as Ashley MSS. 1362, 1364, now in the British Library. Copied by Christina and other members of the family.

Dates

  • 1845-1856

Extent

9 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. e. 1/1].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MS. Don. e. 1/1-9

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11405

Biographical / Historical

Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894) was a poet. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The notebooks were bought from Maggs (cat. 504, item 1305), and given to the Library by the Friends of the Bodleian in 1928.

Related Materials

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Bibliography

  • The notebooks were used by W.M. Rossetti for his editions of New poems (London, 1896) and Poetical works (London, 1904); a few poems remain unpublished.
Title
Notebooks of Christina Rossetti Poems
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom