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Sir J.F.W. Herschel: Poems and Miscellaneous Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7617

Scope and Contents

A folder of fragments of poems by Herschel and a second folder containing 'classical and literary scraps of verse' by various authors. A few of the items are in Latin.


  • 1850 (circa)


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from the papers of Dr J.A. Venn, President of Queens' College, Cambridge, 1960.

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