E. Œ. (Edith Œnone) Somerville letters
Held at: University of Delaware Library Special Collections [Contact Us]181 South College Avenue, Newark, DE 19717-5267
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Overview and metadata sections
Anglo-Irish author Edith Anna Œnone Somerville (1858-1949) partnered with her cousin Violet Martin to write novels under the name “Somerville and Ross."
"Somerville, E. OE (Edith Œnone), 1858-1949. Literature Online."http://lion.chadwyck.com (accessed March 28, 2007).
This collection consists of three autograph letters signed by E. Œ. (Edith Œnone) Somerville along with one photograph. One letter (along with an envelope) dated November 21, 1921, is addressed to Glen Walton Blodgett. The letter includes a tipped-on signature of Somerville's recently-deceased cousin and collaborator Violet Martin. Somerville mentions that their "... names have ever appeared together ...." Another letter to an unidentified individual is dated October 19, 1932. A third letter dated February 27, 1942 is addressed to Mr. Gore. She mentions "... repairing the damage that Hitler had inflicted on me ...." This letter includes a photograph of a memorial to Somerville.
Box 11, F0229: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.
Processed and encoded by Debra Johnson, March 2007. Further encoded by George Apodaca, September 2015.
- University of Delaware Library Special Collections
- Finding Aid Author
- University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
- Finding Aid Date
- 2007 March 30
- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research.
- Use Restrictions
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Includes a tipped-on signature of Somerville's recently-deceased cousin and collaborator Violet Martin. Somerville mentions that their "... names have ever appeared together ... ."Physical Description
Autograph letter with envelope.
She mentions "... repairing the damage that Hitler had inflicted on me ... ."Physical Description
Autograph letter with a photograph of a memorial to Somerville.