Papers of Angelina Parker

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. lang. d. 69-76
  • Dates of Creation
      19th-20th century
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      8 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Papers of Angelina Parker on Oxfordshire dialect, consisting of:  

  • Oxfordshire dialect dictionary, compiled by Angelina Parker 'from the English Dialect Dictionary [by J. Wright], with many additional words ... collected by me'
  • Collections of games, nursery rhymes and pronunciations, with extracts from talks by Mrs Parker, cuttings and notes
  • Letters to Mrs Parker, with a few to her daughter, 1878-1926

Administrative / Biographical History

Angelina Parker

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library by Angelina Parker's daughter in 1928.


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. 40461-8.

Geographical Names