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

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0427

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of an autograph letter signed by E. Œ. (Edith Œnone) Somerville to Mrs. Butler. Somerville mentions her new book and letters of Miss Edgeworth. Somerville identifies Butler as Edgeworth's niece. Somerville mentions researching a reference to "Foxites," a question which she had raised in an earlier letter to Butler (see Related Materials.)


  • Creation: 1917 November 19


Language of Materials

Materials entirely in English.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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,

E. Œ. (Edith Œnone) Somerville (1858-1949)

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

Source: Literature Online. "Somerville, E. OE (Edith OEnone), 1858-1949." (accessed March 28, 2007).


1 item (2 pages)


Letter from E. Œ. (Edith Œnone) Somerville to Mrs. Butler.


Purchase, 1992.

Related Materials in this Repository

This item forms part of MSS 0099 Miscellaneous Literary and Historical Manuscripts.

MSS 0099 F0426 E. Œ. (Edith Œnone) Somerville Letter to Mrs. Butler

Shelving Summary

Box 23, F0427: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

OCLC Number


Processed and encoded by Debra Johnson, April 2007. Further encoded by George Apodaca, September 2015.

Finding aid for E. Œ. (Edith Œnone) Somerville letter to Mrs. Butler
University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
2007 April 2
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