Two letters from E. W. B. Nicholson to Jane, Lady Shelley

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

Original catalogue by Bruce Barker-Benfield. EAD version by Harriet Costelloe.

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Shelfmark: MS. Shelley adds. c. 13, fols. 13-18
Title: Two letters from E. W. B. Nicholson to Jane, Lady Shelley
Dates of Creation: 3 and 8 Jul 1893
Extent: 6 leaves
Language(s) of Material: English


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.

Scope and Content

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.


fols. 13v-14r

fols. 14v-13r

fol. 15r

fol. 15v

fol. 17r

fols. 17v-18r

Related Material

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).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by the 9th Baron Abinger, 24 Oct 2011

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library MS. Shelley adds. c. 13, fol. 13

Access Point(s)

Nicholson | Edward Williams Byron | 1849-1912 | librarian

English literature -- 19th century

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