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Archive of Joan Feisenberger (née Greenall), with Bligh family papers


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Papers of Joan Feisenberger (née Greenall), including papers of her first husband, the writer John (Dunbar) Mair (1913-42), and of the bookseller and writer Eric (Walter) Bligh (1889-1965).


  • Creation: 1802-1990


3.5 Linear metres (35 shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

  • English

Conditions Governing Access

Some material is closed.

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 4835, fols. 1-2].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. b. 2051, c. 4835-60, d. 2573-6, e. 2837-40

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12204


Papers of Joan Feisenberger, with Bligh family papers, 1802-1990

Biographical / Historical

Joan Feisenberger, nÉe Greenall (d 1992). Her first husband was the writer John (Dunbar) Mair (1913-42).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Dr. H. A. Feisenberger, 1993

Separated Materials

Five Bligh family portrait miniatures, 19th cent., are Janitor's list of Library Portraits and Objects 727-31; some catalogues of Bligh & Co., and a copy of Kate Greenaway's Birthday Book for Children (London, [c.1880]), with stamped and addressed wrapper, transferred to the Department of Printed Books, 1994.

Archive of Joan Feisenberger (née Greenall), with Bligh family papers
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Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom