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William Parsons collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0433
This collection consists of 19 irregular sized pages of corrections and additions to the text of English author William Parsons's Poetical Tour in the Years 1784, 1785 and 1786. The pages are hand-written and were tipped into the book by the author.

Dates

  • approximately 1787

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Special Collections department. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions.

Extent

0.167 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Biographical / Historical

William Parsons (died 1828) was an English poet, one of the Della Cruscans.

Biographical information adapted from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Parsons_(poet), accessed 2017 July 27.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 19 irregular sized pages of corrections and additions to the text of English author William Parsons's Poetical Tour in the Years 1784, 1785 and 1786. The pages are hand-written and were tipped into the book by the author.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was included in a volume that was donated by Hopkins professor Raymond Dexter Havens sometime during the 1950s.

Processing Information

Processed in January, 2004 by Holly Callahan.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA