Scope and Content
Title: Joseph Woodfall Ebsworth Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1860-1904
Collection number: 660
Ebsworth, Joseph Woodfall, 1824-1908
2 boxes (1.0 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: The Reverend Joseph Woodfall (1824-1908) collected and edited English ballads and poetry. His publications include
The Roxburghe Ballads and the
Westminster Drolleries of 1671 and 1672. The collection consists of holograph letters signed from various persons to the Reverend Ebsworth of Edinburgh and holograph
notes by Ebsworth on ballads and religious subjects.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department
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Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gibbs, purchase, 1951.
[Identification of item], Joseph Woodfall Ebsworth Papers (Collection 660). Department of Special Collections, Charles E.
Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
The Reverend Joseph Woodfall, M.A. was born in 1824; graduated from St. John's College, Cambridge in 1864, and was ordained
in the same year; in 1871 he became the vicar of Molash, Kent; collected and edited English ballads and poetry; publications
The Roxburghe Ballads (editor, 1869), and the
Westminster Drolleries of 1671 and 1672 (editor, 1875); he died in 1908.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of holograph letters signed from various persons to the Reverend Ebsworth of Edinburgh. Includes letters
from John Francis (1892-1904), 2 letters from Kenneth Grahame, notes from F.J. Furnivall concerning Ebsworth's editing of
Roxburghe Ballads, part 24, vol.8, and holograph notes by Ebsworth on ballads and religious subjects.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Ebsworth, Joseph Woodfall, 1824-1908--Archives.
Authors, English--19th century--Archival resources.