Papers of W.L. Bowles
Papers of W.L. Bowles, including poems by Bowles and poems by various authors collected by Bowles.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. poet. c. 64].
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MSS. Eng. poet. c. 64-65
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12809
Biographical / Historical
William Lisle Bowles (1762-1850) was Canon of Salisbury, a poet and antiquary. 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. 46373-4.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were given to the Library by the National Library of Scotland from the estate of Professor W.L. Renwick in 1973.
- Papers of W.L. Bowles
- Emily Tarrant
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