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Photocopy of an incomplete letter from Bessie Rayner Parkes to Mary [-]

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MS. Shelley adds. c. 13, fols. 1-5

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Photocopy of an incomplete letter from Bessie Rayner Parkes to Mary [-], 15 Nov 1857. The letter describes her first visit to Sir Percy Florence Shelley (the son of Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley) and his wife Jane, Lady Shelley at Boscombe Manor, near Bournemouth.

Dates

  • 15 Nov 1857

Extent

5 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Shelley adds. c. 13, fol. 1].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Shelley adds. c. 13, fols. 1-5

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11934

Overview

Photocopy of an incomplete letter from Bessie Rayner Parkes to Mary [-], 15 Nov 1857

Biographical / Historical

Bessie Rayner Parkes Belloc (1829-1925) was an English feminist and campaigners for women’s rights in Victorian times and also a poet, essayist and journalist.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Taken by Margaret Crum in 1975 from the original at Cologny-Geneva, Fondation Martin Bodmer, S.N., see M. C. Crum, English and American autographs in the Bodmeriana, Cologny-Genève 1977, p. 62.

Related Materials

See also the Abinger catalogue of the correspondence and papers of the Godwin and Shelley families (MS. Abinger b. 1-6; c. 1-31, 31*, 32-92; d. 1-38; e. 1-69); the Shelley collection of manuscripts and relics (MSS. Shelley c. 1, d. 1-3, e. 1-6; Shelley relics (a)-(g)); and the additional Shelley papers (MSS. Shelley adds. a. 1 (R), b. 1-2, c. 2-16, d. 1-19, e. 1-27, f. 1-5; MSS. Shelley Deeds c. 1-23; Shelley Relics (h)-(j), 1-35).
Title
Photocopy of an incomplete letter from Bessie Rayner Parkes to Mary [-]
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Original catalogue by Bruce Barker-Benfield. EAD version by Harriet Costelloe.
Date
2016
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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