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Papers of Thomas Woolner

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Papers of Thomas Woolner and of his wife and daughter, consisting of:
  1. Letters to Woolner, 1851-1892
  2. Manuscript of 'Pygmalion' by Woolner, published, London, 1881
  3. Manuscript of 'Silenus' by Woolner, published, London, 1884
  4. Manuscript of 'Nelly Dale' by Woolner, with corrected page proofs of 'Children', both published, London, 1887
  5. Notebook containing a story 'The sermon', in Woolner's hand, n.d.
  6. Miscellaneous letters and papers, 1817-1915, including letters to Mrs Woolner and Miss Amy Woolner, 1893-1915

Dates

  • 1817-1915

Extent

7 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1970.
Title
Papers of Thomas Woolner
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