The typescript and manuscript material raises questions about who Charlotte was, how she met Walter Scott, and what kind of person she was.
Papers of Elizabeth A. Dexter (d.1968)
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Administrative / Biographical History
Elisabeth Williams Anthony Dexter was born in 1887. She had been a Lecturer in History at Harvard's Radcliffe College and the author of several books, one of which was entitled Colonial women of affairs: a study of women in business and the professions in Amercia before 1776.
The manuscript which forms this collection is a study of the life of Charlotte, Lady Scott (Margaret Charlotte Charpentier). Dexter failed to find a publisher for this research.
Elisabeth Williams Anthony Dexter died in 1968.
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Accession No: E95.58. Acquired August 1995.
The biographical/administrative history was compiled using the collection material.
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Compiled by Graeme D Eddie, Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections.
Previously owned by John and Alida Lochhead