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Diary of Elizabeth Hamilton Gray in Bolsover, Derbyshire, and in Germany

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The diary records her life at home in Bolsover, Derbyshire, and also her travels around Saxony.

Dates

  • Aug. 1841-Mar. 1843

Extent

0.05 Linear metres (2 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. e. 3656, fols. 1-2]
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. c. 7284, fol. 124, Eng. e. 3656

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 14892

Overview

Diary of Elizabeth Hamilton Gray in Bolsover, Derbyshire, and in Germany.

Biographical / Historical

Elizabeth Hamilton Gray (née Johnstone) was the wife of the Rev. John Hamilton Gray (d. 1867), vicar of Bolsover and Scarcliffe. Elizabeth herself was the author of such works as A History of the Roman Emperors and A Tour to the Sepulchres of Etruria in 1839 (1840).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Ken Spelman in Sept. 2009

Related Materials

Further papers of Elizabeth Hamilton Gray, including diaries and accounts 1829-63, are among the papers of the families of Gray of Carntyne and Anstruther Gray of Kilmany in the National Library of Scotland (Acc. 8100, and especially 8100/112-23).
Title
Diary of Elizabeth Hamilton Gray in Bolsover, Derbyshire, and in Germany
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom