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Collection Level Description: Collections by Louise Imogen Guiney

Reference: MSS. Eng. poet. e. 155-8; Eng. misc. c. 437
Title: Collections by Louise Imogen Guiney
Dates of Creation: [c. 1890]-1914
Extent: 5 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Louise Imogen Guiney (1861-1920) was an American poet and essayist. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Scope and Content

Collections by Louise Imogen Guiney for a proposed edition of the sonnets of William Alabaster, consisting of papers and letters relating to Alabaster, including correspondence with Bertram Dobell, 1904-14, and transcripts of sonnets by Alabaster, c. 1890-1908.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by the executors of L.I. Guiney in 1964.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

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. 46500-4.

Access Points


Alabaster | William | 1567-1640 | Latin Poet and Canon of St Paul's

Dobell | Bertram | 1842-1914 | Bookseller and Man of Letters

Guiney | Louise Imogen | 1861-1920 | American Poet and Essayist

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