Two Calligraphic Manuscripts

Scope and Content

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

Administrative / Biographical History

Bertha Bell and Lawrence Christie.

Conditions Governing Access

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

Acquisition Information

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


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. 45895-6.