Biography and History

Sir Sydney Carlyle Cockerell was a British museum curator and rare book and manuscript collector. Janet Troxell was an American collector of rare books and manuscripts.

Source: From the finding aid for C0572

  • Letters of Sir Sydney Carlyle Cockerell to Janet Camp Troxell. 1937-1959 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0572

    Contains approximately 175 letters by Sir Sydney Carlyle Cockerell, written after Cockerell's retirement as director (1908-1937) of the Fitzwilliam Museum, to Janet Troxell, an American collector of rare books and manuscripts, discussing, in part, William Morris, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, the Kelmscott Press, and Cockerell's rare book and manuscript collections.