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Archive of Sir Augustus and Maria, Lady Callcott

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Papers of Sir Augustus and Maria, Lady Callcott, 1768-c.1882. See also the separate catalogue for the papers of the Horsley family, who were related to the Callcotts through the marriage of Sir Augustus' niece, Elizabeth Wall Callcott (1793-1875) to William Horsley (1774-1858).

Dates

  • 1768-c.1882

Extent

6.49 Linear metres (59 physical Shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, e.g. MS. Eng. a. 2002, fols. 1-2.]
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. a. 2002, b. 2020-2026, c. 2725-2735, d. 2263-2293, e. 2425-32; Photogr. c. 15, fol. 70

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12859

Overview

Papers of Sir Augustus Callcott (1779-1844), painter, and Maria, Lady Callcott (1785-1842), author and travel writer.

Biographical / Historical

Sir Augustus Wall Callcott was a painter and landscape artist, Maria, Lady Callcott was a traveller and writer.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given with MS. photogr c. 15, fol. 70 by Miss R. Strode, D. S. Whitelegge and the Robinson family, to the Ashmolean Museum, 1980, and transferred to the Library, 1987; and (MSS. Eng. c. 2729, fols. 10-34, 45-55; c. 2731; c. 2735, fols. 1-3; d. 2266; d. 2268-2270; d. 2283-2286; d. 2292-2293; e. 2432) by University College, London, 1989.
Title
Archive of Sir Augustus and Maria, Lady Callcott, 1768-c.1882
Status
Completed
Date
2006
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Conversion to EAD supported by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom