Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Parker, W.R. mss., 1937-1968, consist of the correspondence, writings and research notes of Milton scholar and Indiana University Professor of English William Riley Parker, 1906-1968. The materials include correspondence with libraries relating to a census of Milton holdings, notebooks containing entries for a Milton bibliography, and drafts, final manuscript and proofs of Parker's Milton: A Biography (Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1968).

Collection size: 1,350 items

NOTE: Access to this collection requires advance notice. Please contact the Curator of Manuscripts for additional information.

For more information about this collection and any related materials contact the Public Services Department, Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405. Call (812) 855-2452 or send an email using our Ask a Question form.