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E. Œ. (Edith Œnone) Somerville letter to Mrs. Butler


Held at: University of Delaware Library Special Collections [Contact Us]181 South College Avenue, Newark, DE 19717-5267

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Anglo-Irish author Edith Anna Œnone Somerville (1858-1949) partnered with her cousin Violet Martin to write novels under the names “Somerville and Ross."

"Somerville, E. Œ. (Edith Œnone) , 1858-1949. Literature Online. " (accessed March 28, 2007).

This collection consists of an autograph letter signed by E. Œ. (Edith Œnone) Somerville to Mrs. Butler, concerning permission to reprint letters from Miss Edgeworth to Somerville's and Butler's "mutual great-grandmother." She also has a question about a reference to "Foxites" in an Edgeworth letter.

Box 23, F0426: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Purchase, 1992.

Processed and encoded by Debra Johnson, April 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 April 2
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. Please contact Special Collections, University of Delaware Library,

Collection Inventory

E. Œ. (Edith Œnone) Somerville letter to Mrs. Butler, 1917 August 13.
Box 23 Folder F0426
Physical Description

Autograph letter signed, 3 pp.

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