Catalogue of Notebooks of Miss Elizabeth Barrett

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

C. Parker

May 2002

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Notebooks of Miss Elizabeth Barrett, 1847-8

Notebooks written by Miss Elizabeth Barrett.

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. e. 3383-5

Extent: 3 items
Binding: Marbled wrappers

Biographical History

As a child, Elizabeth Barrett became the ward of her cousin, Edward Barrett Moulton-Barrett, the father of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, who undertook much of her education. She later married one of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's younger brothers, Alfred Price Moulton-Barrett.

Scope and Content

Notebooks containing notes from Rollin's Ancient History, a translation of a French play and miscellaneous notes.


Given by Edward R. Moulton-Barrett, great-grandson of Miss Elizabeth Barrett, 1990 (see Bodleian Library Record, Vol. XIII (Apr. 1991) p. 507).

Preferred Form of Citation

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, MSS. Eng. e. 3383-5.

Personal names (NCA Rules)

Barrett | Elizabeth Georgina | Moulton- | 1833-1918

Descriptive List

Notes from Charles Rollin's Ancient History, Sept. 1848
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3383
Extent: 5 leaves

Miscellaneous school notes, Nov. 1847
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3384
Extent: 16 leaves, 6-16 blank

Translation from the French of 'The Little Violinist', 1848
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3385
Extent: 14 leaves, 8-14 blank

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