CollectionSomerville and Ross Collection
Collection DescriptionThis is a significant collection of personal and literary papers of one of Ireland's most celebrated literary partnerships, Edith Somerville (1858-1949) and Violet Martin (1862-1915), alias “Somerville and Ross,” . The collection reflects the lives, work and interests of Somerville and Ross, and consists of diaries, correspondence, working papers, and draft manuscripts. Some of Somerville and Ross's correspondence and illustrations have been digitised and are available through QUB's Digital Special Collections and Archives. A descriptive list for the collection is available (see link)
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DescriptionSomerville and Ross Manuscripts, Correspondence, MS 17 (Digitised). Includes: MS 17/878/1 Edith Somerville Correspondence 03/01/1921 – 27/03/1930 MS 17/878/2 Ethel Smyth Correspondence 15/07/1918 – 22/07/1943
AccessBy prior appointment.
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NoteAccess to digitised material from this collection is restricted in compliance with the terms and conditions of the Literary Estate. Researchers must complete a permission to access form, which can be obtained by contacting QUB Special Collections. Access is managed using WorldCat. You must hold a WorldCat account to secure access
Repository NameQueen's University Belfast Special Collections and Archives
AddressQueen's University Library Floor 1 The McClay Library 10 College Park Belfast
UK Postal CodeBT7 1LP
Telephone+44 28-9097-6333
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CommentSome of the information listed from this repository has been extracted by the Women's History Project from lists available in the library. It must be remembered that due to time constraints, not all items in this repository were examined individually. We are grateful for the assistance provided by Mary Kelly, librarian.