Archive of William Parsons
Verses by and letters to William Parsons.
- c. 1776-1824
0.16 Linear metres (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Don. c. 81, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Don. c. 81, d. 123
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 8921, 8922
Archive of William Parsons, c. 1776-1824
Biographical / Historical
William Parsons was a poet. 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. 38953-4.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were bought from Arnold Muirhead and given by the Friends of the Bodleian in 1959.
- Catalogue of the archive of William Parsons
- Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
- EAD version 2019
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- Script of description