Papers of Eleanora Reay
Comprises of Eleanora Reay's authograph album and loose items from 1785-1839.
0.2 Linear metres (2 physical shelfmarks)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. Dep. e. 486, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Dep. c. 957, e. 486
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 15133
Autograph album and loose papers of Eleanora Reay, 1785-1839.
Biographical / Historical
Eleanora Reay was the daughter of George Hargreave of Hoddlesdon Hall in Haslingden, Lancashire. She married Stephen Reay in 1832. He became a sub-librarian at the Bodleian Library in Oxford. She died in 1861, just 19 days before her husband.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Deposited by Sir Christopher Audland, 2002.
- Catalogue of the papers of Eleanora Reay, 1785-1839
- Finding aid prepared by C. Parker
- Nov. 2002
- Language of description