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Photocopies of Rossetti Family Correspondence and Papers

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Photocopies of Rossetti family correspondence and papers, consisting of:
  1. Correspondence of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1848-82, with a list of books belonging to D.G. Rossetti compiled by W.M. Rossetti, 1905
  2. Correspondence and papers of William Michael Rossetti, 1848-1915
  3. Miscellaneous papers, 1816-1957, including diaries, a commonplace-book and correspondence of other family members

Dates

  • 20th century

Extent

26 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Facs. c. 92].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Facs. c. 92-6; d. 269-89

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13828, 13829, 13831

Biographical / Historical

The Rossetti family includes Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882), painter and poet, William Michael Rossetti (1829-1919), man of letters and art critic, and Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894), poet. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

For a complete list of Rossetti family papers in the University of British Columbia see Helen (Rossetti) Angeli-Imogene Dennis Collection (Vancouver, 1975).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

  1. MSS. Facs. c. 92-6, d. 269, d.271-9, d. 286-9 were bought from the University of British Columbia, 1977-8, 1983
  2. MS. Facs. d. 270 was bought from the Manx Museum, 1978
  3. MSS. Facs. d. 280-5 were given to the Library in 1983

Existence and Location of Copies

The originals are located as follows:
  1. MSS. Facs. c. 92-6, d. 269, d. 271-89 - University of British Columbia Library
  2. MS. Facs. d. 270 - Manx Museum
Title
Photocopies of Rossetti Family Correspondence and Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom