Collection Level Description: 19th-century Diaries and a Commonplace Book collected by Margaret Crompton
Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. e. 1339-40, e. 1342-3
Title: 19th-century Diaries and a Commonplace Book collected by Margaret Crompton
Dates of Creation: 19th cent.
Extent: 4 shelfmarks
Language of Material: English
Scope and Content
- Commonplace book of Eliza Cooper, mid-19th century, including copies of poems, late 18th -
mid-19th century, many by members of the George family of Bristol
- Intermittent diary entries by a woman, probably a member of the George family of Downside, near Bristol,
- Diaries of Elizabeth Hannah Otway (née Batt), written mainly in Ireland, 1850-8, 1870-5
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was given to the Library by Margaret N. Crompton in 1982.
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Commonplace-books | 19th century
Diaries | 19th century
Cooper | Eliza | fl 1830-1870
Otway | Elizabeth Hannah | fl 1850-1875
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