Emma Sewell (d. 1897) was the sister of James Edwards Sewell (1810-1903), William Sewell (1804-74) and Elizabeth Missing Sewell (1815-1906) - details for the latter three are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Three volumes of autographs and letters, mainly addressed to James Edwards Sewell, William Sewell or Elizabeth Missing Sewell, 1838-94, collected by their sister Emma. The collection was continued to 1913 by their nephew Robert Sewell of the Madras Civil Service.
The collection was bought from Mrs. Violet S.C. Pearse, née Sewell, in 1963.Access Conditions
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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. 37833-5.
Autographs | Collections
Sewell | Elizabeth Missing | 1815-1906 | Author
Sewell | Emma | d 1897
Sewell | James Edwards | 1810-1903 | Warden of New College, Oxford
Sewell | Robert | fl 1913 | of Madras Civil Service
Sewell | William | 1804-1874 | Founder of St Columba's College and Author