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Collection Level Description: Lectures of William Morris

Reference: MSS. Don. c. 29-30
Title: Lectures of William Morris
Dates of Creation: 1884, 1894
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

William Morris (1834-1896) was a poet, artist and socialist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Two lectures of William Morris, 1884 and 1894.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The lectures were given to the Library by May Morris, through the Friends of the Bodleian, in 1933.

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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. 38808-9.

Related Units of Description

See also Manuscripts Written and Illuminated by William Morris.

Access Points

Lectures and lecturing

Morris | William | 1834-1896 | Poet Artist and Socialist

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