Thoyts, Emma Elizabeth, 1860-1949

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Emma Elizabeth Thoyts (1860–1949), a British researcher who resided in Berkshire, had previously published a handbook on paleography, The Key to the Old Family Deed Chest. How to Decipher and Study Old Manuscripts: Being a Guide to the Reading of Ancient Manuscripts (1893), and would later write a historical study of the Royal Berkshire Militia in 1897. By 1903, Thoyts had married John Hautenville Cope, who had helped to write The Victorian History of Berkshire (1906).

Biographical information was derived from the collection.

From the guide to the E. E. Thoyts “Old Paper Watermarks”, 1894, (University of Delaware Library - Special Collections)

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Birth 1860

Death 1949-11-09



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