The Boddoes and Edgeworth papers consist of papers of Dr Thomas Beddoes, including lectures, notes, correspondence and family papers; papers relating to Maria Edgeworth and Thomas Lovell Beddoes; family trees; and a photograph album.
Beddoes and Edgeworth Family Papers
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- ReferenceGB 161 Dep. c. 134-7
- Dates of Creation18th-19th century
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
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Administrative / Biographical History
Dr Thomas Beddoes (1760-1808) was a physician and writer. Thomas Lovell Beddoes (1803-1849) was a poet and physiologist. Maria Edgeworth (1768-1849) was a novelist and children's writer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
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The papers were deposited in the Library in 1955.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
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