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Archive of Beatrice Braithwaite Batty


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Papers of Beatrice Braithwaite Batty, including:

  1. Account of a voyage to India, October 1860-December 1861
  2. Diary of travels in France, 1863
  3. 'Oxford in Term Time', journals, 1890
  4. Account of a visit to Royal Holloway College, 1890
  5. Diary of a holiday at Oberammergau, with sketches, 1890, and autograph album including signatures of actors in the Oberammergau Passion Play in 1900
  6. Diary of a visit to Canada, 1909-1910
  7. Fictional works by Mrs. Batty
  8. Diary and papers of William Barrow as lieutenant and commander, Royal Navy, 1832-1836, n.d.
  9. Notebook containing a sailor's collection of extracts, verses and riddles, c.1826
  10. Journal of a tour into Wales, by Mary Webber, 1835


  • Creation: Early 19th cent.-1910


1.01 Linear metres (19 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 95, fols. 1-2].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. c. 95, e. 85-86, e. 102-104, f. 32, f. 41-47; Autogr. g. 2; Eng. hist. g. 2; Eng. poet. g. 2; Top. gen. e. 59; Top. Oxon. e. 182-183; Top. Surrey f. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12783


Archive of Beatrice Braithwaite Batty

Biographical / Historical

Beatrice Braithwaite Batty (1833-1933), novelist and diarist, wrote under the name of Beatrice Stebbing.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by Mrs. Batty in 1918.

Related Materials

Also given to the Library by Mrs. Batty were MSS. Chin. c. 33 and d. 62, and six leaves of autobiographical notes (MS. Eng. misc. c. 27, fols. 38-43).

Catalogue of the archive of Beatrice Braithwaite Batty
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
EAD version 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom