Diaries of members of the Rayne family, 1890-1961
Diaries of members of the Rayne family, mainly of three sisters, Lilian, Bessie and Dorothy Rayne, suffragettes and (Lilian and Dorothy) artists, 1890-1961. The diaries are mainly concerned with domestic and family matters.
10.1 Linear metres (101 physical shelfmarks)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. e. 2608, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Eng. e. 2608-2708
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 6984
Diaries of members of the Rayne family (1890-1961).
Biographical / Historical
Lilian M.R. Rayne was a suffragette and artist. Bessie E.R. Rayne (b 1871), later Mrs J.N. Sparkes, was a suffragette. Dorothy Rayne (b 1880) was a suffragette and artist.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought, D. P. White, Occasional List 29, part 2 (1990), 277.
- Catalogue of diaries of members of the Rayne family, 1890-1961
- EAD version 2017
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