Papers of W.L. Bowles, including poems by Bowles and poems by various authors collected by Bowles.
Papers of W.L. Bowles
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Eng. poet. c. 64-5
- Dates of Creation1779-1840
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description2 shelfmarks
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
William Lisle Bowles (1762-1850) was Canon of Salisbury, a poet and antiquary. 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 http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).
The papers were given to the Library by the National Library of Scotland from the estate of Professor W.L. Renwick in 1973.
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. 46373-4.