Commonplace book of poetry

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

A vellum bound book of 'Poems on several occasions by several celebrated authors': manuscript copies of published verse from the eighteenth century, and loose manuscript and printed copies of verse.

Administrative / Biographical History

Poetry by several authors.

Conditions Governing Access

The Special Collections Division is available for anyone to use, regardless of whether you are attached to an academic institution. Access to the Archives and Manuscripts and Rare Books reading room, however, is by prior appointment to access the manuscript material. See our website for more details.