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MS Eng 808

Hicks, William, fl. 1671. William Hicks manuscript transcripts for drolleries, 1887: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Eng 808
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Hicks, William, fl. 1671.
Title: William Hicks manuscript transcripts for drolleries,
Date(s): 1887.
Quantity: 1 collection (4 volumes (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Nineteenth-century manuscript transcriptions of four seventeenth-century drolleries.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

50M-379-382. Gift of Professor Hyder Edward Rollins, 1 Waterhouse Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts; received: 1951 May 1.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

William Hicks Manuscript Transcripts for Drolleries, 1887 (MS Eng 808). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Drolleries were popular collections of comic or bawdy poems and songs published in the seventeenth century.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically according to original date of publication.

Scope and Contents

Contains nineteenth-century transcriptions of Hick's drolleries, as well as transcriptions of other drolleries.

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