Archive of Bertram Dobell
Correspondence, diaries and literary papers of Dobell, including literary papers relating to the poet James Thomson (1834-1882).
- Creation: c. 1820-1914
8.11 Linear metres (162 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Dobell a. 1, fols. 1-2].
Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Dobell a. 1, c. 1-60, d. 1-18, e. 1-71, f. 1-28, g. 1-2
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12902
Correspondence, diaries and literary papers of Bertram Dobell.
Biographical / Historical
Bertram Dobell (1842-1914) was a bookseller and man of letters. 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. 38445-38624.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought, with a collection of printed books and MS. Ch. London and Middlesex 588, from Rosemary Dobell, 1972
- Catalogue of the archive of Bertram Dobell
- Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
- EAD version 2019
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