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Collection Level Description: Autobiographical Writings of Gabriele Rossetti and W.M. Rossetti

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. d. 330-332; Ital. d. 18
Title: Autobiographical Writings of Gabriele Rossetti and W.M. Rossetti
Dates of Creation: 1850-1903
Extent: 4 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English and Italian

Administrative/Biographical History

Gabriele Rossetti (1783-1854) was Professor of Italian at King's College London. William Michael Rossetti (1829-1919) was a man of letters and art critic. Details for William Michael Rossetti are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Autobiographical writings of Gabriele Rossette and W.M. Rossetti, consisting of:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was given to the Library by W.M. Rossetti's daughter in 1950.

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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. I, nos. 45349-52.

Access Points


Rossetti | Gabriele | 1783-1854 | Professor of Italian King's College London

Rossetti | William Michael | 1829-1919 | Man of Letters and Art Critic

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