Fair copy by Robert Anderson of his Cumberland ballads
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.
Language of Materials
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.
- See Anderson's Cumberland ballads and songs ed. T. Ellwood (Ulverston, 1904).
- Fair copy by Robert Anderson of his Cumberland ballads
- Susan Thomas
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