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Beddoes and Edgeworth Family Papers

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The Boddoes and Edgeworth papers consist of papers of Dr. Thomas Beddoes, including lectures, notes, correspondence and family papers; papers relating to Maria Edgeworth and Thomas Lovell Beddoes; family trees; and a photograph album.

Dates

  • 18th-19th cent.

Extent

4 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. Dep. c. 134].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

Dep. c. 134-7

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 8326

Biographical / Historical

Dr. Thomas Beddoes (1760-1808) was a physician and writer. Thomas Lovell Beddoes (1803-49) was a poet and physiologist. Maria Edgeworth (1768-1849) was a novelist and children's writer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were deposited in the Library in 1955.

Related Materials

See also the Papers of Maria Edgeworth (1768-1849), and the Edgeworth family, 17th - 19th century (MSS. Eng. lett. c. 696-747, d. 529-32; Eng. misc. a. 30, b. 432, c. 894-905, d. 1299-1307, e. 1459-77, f. 859-62, g. 356; Eng. poet. c. 83, d. 255, e. 187-90; Facs. c. 98-9; Photogr. c. 6, g. 2-4), and the Albums of the Edgeworth and Fox families (MSS. Eng. c. 6068-70, d. 2915).
Title
Beddoes and Edgeworth Family Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom