Notebooks of Margaret L. Woods

Scope and Content

Five notebooks of Margaret L. Woods, containing drafts of verse.

Administrative / Biographical History

Margaret Louisa Woods (1856-1945) was a writer. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

The notebooks were bought from G.S. Woods in 1946 and given to the Library by the Friends of the Bodleian in 1947.


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. 39150-4.

Related Material

See also Papers of Margaret L. Woods (MSS. Don. d. 128-30, e. 91-105) and 'The Miscellany', Magazine (MSS. Don. d. 96-101, e. 35).


The poems were mainly printed in The collected poems (London, 1914) and The return and other poems (London, 1921).