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Taylor Family Papers, 1798-1895

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Papers of Sir Henry Taylor and his family, consisting of:
  1. Correspondence, 1798-1890, including letters to and from Sir Henry Taylor and his wife, Theodosia Alicia; letters to Ida and Una Taylor; letters selected as autographs, probably by Ida Taylor
  2. Diaries and notebooks of Sir Henry Taylor, 1823-1870
  3. Literary and other papers, 1815-1895

Dates

  • 1798-1895

Extent

3.05 Linear metres (55 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin
  • Italian

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. c. 1, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. lett. c. 1-4, d. 6-30; Eng. misc. d. 205-208, d. 210-212, e. 187-194, f. 56-58, g. 10-11; Eng. poet. c. 20, d. 38-39, f. 11; Eng. hist. e. 192; Autogr. d. 23

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13380

Abstract

Taylor Family Papers, 1798-1895

Biographical / Historical

The Taylor family includes Sir Henry Taylor (1800-1886), author, and his family. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bequeathed to the Library by Ida A.A. Taylor, daughter of Sir Henry, in 1930.

Bibliography

  • Much of the material in Sir Henry's papers was used in his Autobiography (2 vols., privately printed, London, 1874 and 1877; published, London, 1885).
  • A selection of the letters was edited by E. Dowden in Correspondence of Henry Taylor (London, 1888).
Title
Taylor Family Papers, 1798-1895
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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