Lectures of William Morris

Scope and Content

Two lectures of William Morris, 1884 and 1894.

Administrative / Biographical History

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

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

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


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

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. 38808-9.

Related Material

See also Manuscripts Written and Illuminated by William Morris (MSS. Eng. misc. c. 265, d. 265-8, e. 233/1-2, g. 59; Lat. class. e. 38).