Calligraphic Exercises by William Massey

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Calligraphic exercises by William Massey.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Massey (1691-? 1764) was a writer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

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 exercises were bought from Elkin Mathews in 1957.


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. 45863-4.