Papers of Thomas Woolner
Papers of Thomas Woolner and of his wife and daughter, consisting of:
- Letters to Woolner, 1851-1892
- Manuscript of 'Pygmalion' by Woolner, published, London, 1881
- Manuscript of 'Silenus' by Woolner, published, London, 1884
- Manuscript of 'Nelly Dale' by Woolner, with corrected page proofs of 'Children', both published, London, 1887
- Notebook containing a story 'The sermon', in Woolner's hand, n.d.
- Miscellaneous letters and papers, 1817-1915, including letters to Mrs Woolner and Miss Amy Woolner, 1893-1915
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. d. 684].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. misc. d. 684, e. 648; Eng. lett. d. 292-293; Eng. poet. e. 124-126
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13497
Biographical / Historical
Thomas Woolner (1825-1892) was a sculptor and poet. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 45476-82.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were given to the Library in 1970.
- Papers of Thomas Woolner
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description