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Edward Williams Byron Nicholson (1849-1912) was an author and Bodley's Librarian, the head of the Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford, from 1882 until his death in 1912.
Two letters from E. W. B. Nicholson, Bodley's Librarian, acknowledging and discussing Jane, Lady Shelley's first gift of Shelley materials to the Bodleian Library, 3 & 8 Jul, 1893.
See also the Abinger catalogue of the correspondence and papers of the Godwin and Shelley families (MS. Abinger b. 1-6; c. 1-31, 31*, 32-92; d. 1-38; e. 1-69); the Shelley collection of manuscripts and relics (MSS. Shelley c. 1, d. 1-3, e. 1-6; Shelley relics (a)-(g)); and the additional Shelley papers (MSS. Shelley adds. a. 1 (R), b. 1-2, c. 2-16, d. 1-19, e. 1-27, f. 1-5; MSS. Shelley Deeds c. 1-23; Shelley Relics (h)-(j), 1-35).
Given by the 9th Baron Abinger, 24 Oct 2011
Oxford, Bodleian Library MS. Shelley adds. c. 13, fol. 13
Nicholson | Edward Williams Byron | 1849-1912 | librarian
English literature -- 19th century