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Collection Level Description: Calligraphic Exercises by William Massey

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. e. 448-9
Title: Calligraphic Exercises by William Massey
Dates of Creation: 18th cent.
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

William Massey (1691-?1764) was a writer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Calligraphic exercises by William Massey.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The exercises were bought from Elkin Mathews in 1957.

Access Conditions

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Further Information

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. 45863-4.

Access Points


Massey | William | 1691-?1764 | Writer

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