Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894) was a poet. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Notebooks containing fair copies of the poems of Christina Rossetti, from the same series as Ashley MSS. 1362, 1364, now in the British Library. Copied by Christina and other members of the family.
The notebooks were bought from Maggs (cat. 504, item 1305), and given to the Library by the Friends of the Bodleian in 1928.Access Conditions
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 39117-25.Related Units of Description
See Scope and Content.Publication Note
The notebooks were used by W.M. Rossetti for his editions of New poems (London, 1896) and Poetical works (London, 1904); a few poems remain unpublished.
Poetry | 19th century
Rossetti | Christina Georgina | 1830-1894 | Poet