Notebooks of Miss Elizabeth Barrett
Notebooks containing notes from Rollin's Ancient History, a translation of a French play and miscellaneous notes.
0.15 Linear metres (3 physical shelfmarks)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. e. 3383-3385].
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MSS. Eng. e. 3383-3385
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12748
Notebooks written by Miss Elizabeth Barrett.
Biographical / Historical
As a child, Elizabeth Barrett became the ward of her cousin, Edward Barrett Moulton-Barrett, the father of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, who undertook much of her education. She later married one of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's younger brothers, Alfred Price Moulton-Barrett.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given by Edward R. Moulton-Barrett, great-grandson of Miss Elizabeth Barrett, 1990 (see Bodleian Library Record, Vol. XIII (Apr. 1991) p. 507).
- Catalogue of notebooks of Miss Elizabeth Barrett
- Finding aid prepared by C. Parker
- Language of description