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Louisa Stuart Costello papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SSC-MS-00043

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a Scrapbook containing copies of poems and translations by Louisa and her brother Dudley Costello, and 30 or more others by Louisa Costello in her hand, some with emendations, dated and signed with initials; a loosely inserted 4 page letter from Dudley to Louisa, Feb. 26, 1860, with a pencil sketch; over 100 drawings representing their various interests, and various other engravings and photographs.

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: 1825-1868


Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials in this collection may be governed by copyright. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. Researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.

Biographical / Historical

Louisa Stuart Costello (1799-1865) and her brother Dudley Costello (1803-1865). No biographical information available.


0.875 linear feet (1 container)


Scrapbook of poems, a letter, drawings, and photographs by Louisa and her brother, Dudley Costello.

Louisa Stuart Costello papers
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  • 07/26/2017: This resource was modified by the ArchivesSpace Preprocessor developed by the Harvard Library (
  • 2017-07-26T17:48:13-04:00: This record was migrated from InMagic DB Textworks to ArchivesSpace.

Repository Details

Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository

Neilson Library
7 Neilson Drive
Northampton MA 01063