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Fair copy by Robert Anderson of his Cumberland ballads

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Fair copy by Robert Anderson of his Cumberland ballads, dedicated to P.H. Howard of Corby Castle, 1823. The second volume includes a glossary of the Cumbrian dialect; tunes by Anderson for Cumberland ballads; and songs by Susanna Blamire (dedicated to P.H. Howard) copied out by Anderson.

Dates

  • 1823

Extent

0.10 linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. poet. e. 172, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Eng. poet. e. 172-3

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12762

Abstract

Fair copy by Robert Anderson of his Cumberland ballads.

Biographical / Historical

Robert Anderson (1770-1833) was a Cumbrian poet. See the Dictionary of National Biography for further information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, H.T. Jantzen, cat. 71 (1967), 27.

Bibliography

  • Anderson's Cumberland ballads and songs ed. T. Ellwood (Ulverston, 1904).
Title
Fair copy by Robert Anderson of his Cumberland ballads
Status
Published
Author
Collection level description by Susan Thomas; EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Date
EAD version 2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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