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Collection Level Description: Papers of Evelyn Sharp

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. b. 102, c. 499, d. 667-73, e. 630-41, f. 403-11, g. 76; Eng. lett. c. 269, c. 277-9, d. 276-80
Title: Papers of Evelyn Sharp
Dates of Creation: 1845-1955
Extent: 40 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Evelyn Sharp (1869-1955) was an author, journalist and suffragette. Her husband was Henry Wood Nevinson (1856-1941), essayist, philanthropist and journalist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Papers of Evelyn Sharp, consisting of:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bequeathed to the Library by Joan A. Sharp in 1969.

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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. I, nos. 42901-40.

Access Points

English literature | 20th century


Diaries | 20th century

Masefield | John Edward | 1878-1967 | Poet

Nevinson | Henry Wood | 1856-1941 | Essayist Philanthropist Journalist

Sharp | Evelyn | 1869-1955 | Author and Journalist




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