Walpoliana, chiefly correspondence received by Helen Toynbee while engaged in editing the letters of Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford.
Walpole Papers of Helen Toynbee
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Eng. misc. c. 51-3, d. 46
- Dates of Creation1896-1908
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
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Administrative / Biographical History
Helen Toynbee (d 1910) was the wife of Paget Jackson Toynbee (1855-1932), the Dante scholar. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
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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).
The papers were presented to the Library by Paget Toynbee in 1912.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, nos. 36195-8.