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Collection Level Description: Journal by a Frenchwoman

Reference: MSS. French d. 20-3
Title: Journal by a Frenchwoman
Dates of Creation: 16 September 1870-19 February 1871
Extent: 4 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Unknown

Language of Material: French

Scope and Content

Fair copy of part of a journal by an unidentified Frenchwoman, 16 September 1870-19 February 1871, written in Paris during the siege, with many pen-and-ink or water-colour portraits, including two portraits probably of the writer.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The journal was given to the Library in 1948.

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

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 47202-5.

Access Points

Diaries | 19th century

France | History | 19th century

Paris (France) | Siege, 1870-1871

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