Notebooks of Miss Elizabeth Barrett

Scope and Content

Notebooks of Elizabeth Barrett containing notes from Rollin's Ancient History, a translation of a French play and miscellaneous notes.

Administrative / Biographical History

As a child, Elizabeth Barrett (1833-1918) became the ward of her cousin, Edward Barrett Moulton-Barrett, the father of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, who undertook much of her education. She later married one of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's younger brothers, Alfred Price Moulton-Barrett.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Given by Edward R. Moulton-Barrett, great-grandson of Miss Elizabeth Barrett, 1990 (see Bodleian Library Record, Vol. XIII (Apr. 1991) p. 507).


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

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