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Fair copy by Robert Anderson of his Cumberland ballads

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Fair copy by Robert Anderson of his Cumberland ballads, dedicated to P.H. Howard of Corby Castle, 1823. The second volume includes a glossary of the Cumbrian dialect; tunes by Anderson for Cumberland ballads; and songs by Susanna Blamire (dedicated to P.H. Howard) copied out by Anderson.

Dates

  • 1823

Extent

2 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. poet. e. 172].
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MSS. Eng. poet. e. 172-3

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12762

Biographical / Historical

Robert Anderson (1770-1833) was a Cumbrian poet. See the Dictionary of National Biography for further information.

Other Finding Aids

Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 46505-6.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, H.T. Jantzen, cat. 71 (1967), 27.

Bibliography

  • See Anderson's Cumberland ballads and songs ed. T. Ellwood (Ulverston, 1904).
Title
Fair copy by Robert Anderson of his Cumberland ballads
Status
Completed
Author
Susan Thomas
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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