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Collection Level Description: Sketch-books of Fanny Smith

Reference: MSS. Top. gen. c. 72, d. 30-1
Title: Sketch-books of Fanny Smith
Dates of Creation: [c. 1828-38]
Extent: 3 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Fanny Smith (later Mrs. Richard Seymour)

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Fanny Smith, later Mrs. Richard Seymour (d. 1871).

Scope and Content

Sketch-books of Fanny Smith (later Mrs. Richard Seymour), containing topographical drawings, mainly of houses in Hertfordshire, many in Tring, c. 1828-38.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Owned by G.M. Spencer-Smith.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library by Sir Leonard Woolley.

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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. II, nos. 54149-51.

Access Points

Topographcal drawing

Seymour | Frances | d 1871 | nee Smith

Hertfordshire (England)

Tring (England)

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