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Collection Level Description: Albums of the Edgeworth and Fox Families

Reference: MSS. Eng. c. 6068-70, d. 2915
Title: Albums of the Edgeworth and Fox Families
Dates of Creation: 18th-19th cent.
Extent: 4 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

The Edgeworth and Fox families were linked through the marriage of Sophia Edgeworth and Barry Fox of Annaghmore.

Scope and Content

Three albums, consisting of a commonplace book of Frances Anne Edgeworth, an embroidery pattern book, and an album of sketches and watercolours, with drawings by Mary Anne Fox. The collection also contains loose leaves removed from the volumes.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The albums were bought by the Library in 1995.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Further Information

Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Related Units of Description

See also the Papers of Maria Edgeworth (1768-1849), and the Edgeworth family, 17th - 19th century (MSS. Eng. lett. c. 696-747, d. 529-32; Eng. misc. a. 30, b. 432, c. 894-905, d. 1299-1307, e. 1459-77, f. 859-62, g. 356; Eng. poet. c. 83, d. 255, e. 187-90; Facs. c. 98-9; Photogr. c. 6, g. 2-4), and the Beddoes and Edgeworth Family Papers (Dep. c. 134-7).

Access Points

Edgeworth | Frances Anne | 1769-1865

Fox | Mary Anne | fl 1843-57

Edgeworth | family | 1600 - 1900 | Edgeworthstown

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