Papers of William Bowyer the Younger, Printer
Papers of William Bowyer, consisting of:
- Draft agreements, accounts and correspondence of Bowyer, 1754-1759
- Accounts of types bought, 1773-1780, 1793-1797
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 141].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. misc. c. 141-142
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12811
Biographical / Historical
William Bowyer (1699-1777) was a printer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 43579-80.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were purchased in 1930.
- Papers of William Bowyer the Younger, Printer
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description