Letters of Hope Emily Allen

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      GB 161 MSS. Eng. lett. c. 212, d. 217
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Scope and Content

Letters of Hope Emily Allen, consisting of:

  • Letters to the Early English Text Society, 1934-60
  • Letters to Miss Dorothy M.B. Ellis, 1932-41

Administrative / Biographical History

Hope Emily Allen (1883-1960) was a medieval scholar.

Conditions Governing Access

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).

Acquisition Information

MS. Eng. lett. c. 212 was given to the Library by the Early English Text Society through Joan Wake in 1965. MS. Eng. lett. d. 217 was given by Miss Ellis through Joan Wake in 1965.


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. 41177-8.