Papers of Linda Villari

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. lett. c. 531-3, d. 486-504, d. 506, e. 198-209; Eng. misc. c. 796, f. 764-93, g. 274; Hung. d. 2
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
      English, and Hungarian.
  • Physical Description
      73 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Correspondence and diaries of Linda Villari and of her son Luigi, consisting of:  

  • Letters to Linda Villari, 1844-1914
  • Diaries of Linda Villari, 1885-1913
  • Album of photographs of eminent European scholars and politicians, mid-19th century
  • Diary of a holiday on the continent, probably by a member of the White family, August 1881
  • Letters from Luigi Villari to his half-sister Costanza Mazini, 1884-1937
  • Letters to Costanza Hulton from her daughter Teresa, Lady Berwick, 1930-1
  • Miscellaneous correspondence and papers, 1910-49

Administrative / Biographical History

Linda Villari (d 1915), author, was wife of the Italian historian Pasquale Villari.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library in 1967.


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. I, nos. 41482-549.

Geographical Names