Collections by Louise Imogen Guiney

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. poet. e. 155-8; Eng. misc. c. 437
  • Dates of Creation
      [ca 1890]-1914
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      5 shelfmarks

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, ca. 1890-1908.

Administrative / Biographical History

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

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

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


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

Other 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.