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Collection Level Description: Two Calligraphic Manuscripts

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. e. 580-1
Title: Two Calligraphic Manuscripts
Dates of Creation: 20th cent.
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Bertha Bell, Lawrence Christie, and unidentified.

Language of Material: English

Scope and Content

Two calligraphic manuscripts, one written by Bertha Bell and illustrated by Lawrence Christie, c. 1930, the other in an unidentified hand, 1929.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The manuscripts were given to the Library by Maureen Pemberton in 1966.

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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. 45895-6.

Access Points


Bell | Bertha | fl 1930 | calligrapher

Christie | Lawrence | fl 1930 | calligrapher

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