Walpole Papers of Helen Toynbee
Walpoliana, chiefly correspondence received by Helen Toynbee while engaged in editing the letters of Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 51].
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MSS. Eng. misc. c. 51-53, d. 46
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 11812
Biographical / Historical
Helen Toynbee (d. 1910) was the wife of Paget Jackson Toynbee (1855-1932), the Dante scholar. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, nos. 36195-8.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were presented to the Library by Paget Toynbee in 1912.
- Walpole Papers of Helen Toynbee
- Emily Tarrant
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