Albums of the Edgeworth and Fox families

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Three albums, consisting of a commonplace book of Frances Anne Edgeworth, an embroidery pattern book, and an album of sketches and watercolours, with drawings by Mary Anne Fox. The collection also contains loose leaves removed from the volumes.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Edgeworth and Fox families were linked through the marriage of Sophia Edgeworth and Barry Fox of Annaghmore.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The albums were bought by the Library in 1995.

Note

Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Related Material

See also the Papers of Maria Edgeworth (1768-1849), and the Edgeworth family, 17th - 19th century (MSS. Eng. lett. c. 696-747, d. 529-32; Eng. misc. a. 30, b. 432, c. 894-905, d. 1299-1307, e. 1459-77, f. 859-62, g. 356; Eng. poet. c. 83, d. 255, e. 187-90; Facs. c. 98-9; Photogr. c. 6, g. 2-4), and the Beddoes and Edgeworth Family Papers (Dep. c. 134-7).