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Letters from Charlotte Sainton-Dolby

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MS. Eng. c. 8410, fols. 107-121

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Collection of 8 letters from Charlotte Sainton-Dolby to the musician William Hayman Cummings (1831-1915). One, dated "April 6th", must date from 1871, since it concerns the death of Cummings' father, Edward Manley Cummings. The dates of the rest of the letters are not known. Among the letters there is a notice for vocal classes, 1877, with Charlotte Sainton-Dolby and her husband, Prosper Philippe Catherine Sainton (1813–1890).

Dates

  • 1871-1877, n.d.

Extent

15 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 8410, fols. 107-108].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 8410, fols. 107-121

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11983

Abstract

Collection of letters from Charlotte Sainton-Dolby, 1871-1877, n.d.

Biographical / Historical

Charlotte Sainton-Dolby (1821–1885) was a contralto singer and composer. Further biographical details are given in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased by the Bodleian Libraries, 11 February 2016.
Title
Catalogue of letters from Charlotte Sainton-Dolby
Status
In Process
Author
Finding aid prepared by Jen Patterson
Date
2021
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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