Papers of William Howley

Scope and Content

Papers of William Howley, consisting of:  

  • Copies of addresses at confirmations, 1835
  • Autograph album

Administrative / Biographical History

William Howley (1766-1848) was Archbishop of Canterbury. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library by E.G.W. Bill in 1969.


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. 45471-2.