RepositoryDerbyshire Record Office
Archive Reference / Library Class No.D1453
TitleMonica Peveril Turnbull of Sandy Brook Hall, Ashbourne (1878-1901), poet
Descriptionletters, poems and personal papers
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Archive CreatorMonica Peveril Turnbull of Sandy Brook Hall, Ashbourne (1878-1901), poet
Administrative HistoryMonica Peveril Turnbull was the elder daughter of Peveril Turnbull of Sandy Brook Hall. Both she and her younger sister Dorothea died from their injuries received in a fire at their home in February 1901. Her father was instrumental in the posthumous publication of her original poetry, translations of Heinrich Heine's poetry and essays on aspects of Shakespearean tragedy. The book A Short Day's Work first appeared in 1902, and was re-published in further editions in 1906, 1913 and 1924
Custodial HistoryThese items were deposited in Derbyshire Record Office by a private individual in 1974. A further consignment was received in June 1990
Organisation Sub-TypeWriters
RelatedMaterialFor a copy of A Short Day's Work (1902 edition) see D744 Z/Z1

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