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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.


  • 18th-19th cent.


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  • English

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

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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).
Beddoes and Edgeworth Family Papers
Emily Tarrant
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom