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Letters and accounts of "Ghostly Sightings" by C. Anne E. Moberly and Eleanor F. Jourdain

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MS. Eng. c. 7341

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Includes:
  1. (fols. 6-8) edited typescript, 'The painter and his family confirm the narrative of the two ladies'
  2. (fols. 9) newspaper cutting showing that the Emperor Constantine sighting was in fact Raymond Duncan, Isadora Duncan's brother, n.d. (after 1952)
  3. (fols. 11-20) account of the Emperor Constantine sighting at the Louvre, 2 Sept. 1912, in the hand of both Moberly and Jourdain, written at the Hotel Montana, Paris.

Dates

  • 1918-25

Extent

20 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 7341].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 7341

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 6128

Overview

Letters and accounts of "Ghostly Sightings" by C. Anne E. Moberly and Eleanor F. Jourdain

Biographical / Historical

Charlotte Anne Elizabeth Moberly (1846-1937) was Principal of St Hugh's College, Oxford, 1886-1915, and wrote under the name Elizabeth Morison. Eleanor Frances Jourdain (d. 1924) was Principal of St Hugh's College, Oxford, 1915-24. Details are given in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased by Joanna Phillips, 6 October 2006.

Related Materials

For papers of C. Anne E. Moberly and Eleanor F. Jourdain, relating to their experiences at Versailles in 1901 see MSS. Eng. misc. c. 257, d. 249-56, e. 221-4, f. 73-5, g. 12-13.
Title
Letters and accounts of "Ghostly Sightings" by C. Anne E. Moberly and Eleanor F. Jourdain
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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