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Archive of Ethel Sidgwick


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Papers of Ethel Sidgwick, including:

  1. Letters to Ethel Sidgwick, 1877-1960
  2. Journal of Ethel Sidgwick on a tour in the United States of America, November 1919-January 1920
  3. Pocket diary for 1939 used by Ethel Sidgwick in 1941
  4. Literary papers of Ethel Sidgwick, including manuscript and typescript drafts of works
  5. Miscellaneous papers of the Sidgwick family, 1876-1953
  6. Printed material, 1898-1957, including pamphlets, offprints and memorial service sheets


  • Creation: 1876-1960


1.28 Linear metres (16 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • French

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 704, fols. 1-2].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. c. 704-706, d. 1077-1080, e. 1010-1012, f. 600; Eng. lett. c. 471-474; French c. 45

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13909, 13910


Archive of Ethel Sidgwick

Biographical / Historical

Ethel Sidgwick (1877-1970) was a novelist. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought from O. Weir, Dene Bookshop, Abingdon, in 1975, except MSS. Eng. misc. f. 600, which was given by him in 1979.

Catalogue of the archive of Ethel Sidgwick
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
EAD version 2019
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom