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Collection Level Description: Papers of William Parsons

Reference: MSS. Don. c. 81, d. 123
Title: Papers of William Parsons
Dates of Creation: [c. 1776]-1824
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English, French, and Italian

Administrative/Biographical History

William Parsons was a poet. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Verses by and letters to William Parsons.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought from Arnold Muirhead and given by the Friends of the Bodleian in 1959.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

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. 38953-4.

Access Points

Poetry | 18th century

Parsons | William | fl 1776-1824 | Poet

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