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Archive of Joyce Cary

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Cary's papers include manuscripts and typescripts of published and unpublished works; files and notebooks; correspondence; and autobiographical and miscellaneous papers, newspaper cuttings and theses.

Dates

  • 1888-1965

Extent

38.4 Linear metres (384 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, e.g. MS. Cary 1.]
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Cary 1-347; MSS. Cary adds. 1-12.

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 9351, 9959, 10218, 12734

Overview

Archive of Joyce Cary, (1888-1957), Author.

Biographical / Historical

Arthur Joyce Lunel Cary (1888-1957) was an author. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Other Finding Aids

This catalogue of the papers of Joyce Cary is a summary guide to the whole collection. It follows, in the first seven series, the order of Andrew Wright's `Handlist' of 1958 (available in the Weston Library) and, in the files and notebooks series, the order of Barbara Fisher's `Classification and Analysis' of 1965 (MS. Cary adds. 12). Both these guides provide more detailed descriptions of the papers.

1. Conspectus from numbers of boxes in Wright's and Fisher's handlists to present shelfmarks.
  1. Wright box number MS. Cary
  2. 1 4, see also 255, 256, 258, 293
  3. 2 1-3
  4. 3 1-3, 5
  5. 4 6-7, see also 256, 258
  6. 5 8-9, see also 256
  7. 6-7 10-12, see also 256, 258
  8. 8 12-13
  9. 9 14-15
  10. 10 16-17
  11. 11 18-19
  12. 12 20-1
  13. 13 22-3
  14. 14 24-5
  15. 15 26-7
  16. 16 28-9
  17. 17 30-1
  18. 18 32
  19. 19 33, see also 256, 258, 264, 266, 271
  20. 20 34
  21. 21 37-8, see also 263
  22. 22 35-6, see also 263, 266
  23. 23 39-40
  24. 24 39-42
  25. 25 43-4
  26. 26 45-6, see also 270
  27. 27 45-6, see also 270
  28. 28 47-9, see also 270
  29. 29 50-1
  30. 30 52
  31. 31 53-4, see also 270
  32. 32 55-7
  33. 33 58-60, see also 270, 273
  34. 34 61-2
  35. 35 63-4
  36. 36 65-6, see also 299
  37. 37 67-8, see also 81, 2 98
  38. 38 69-70, see also 273, 299, 300
  39. 39 72-3, see also 81, 270, 273-5, 299, 300
  40. 40 74-5, see also 82, 297, 299
  41. 41 76-82, see also 82, 297-300
  42. 42 76-82, 86-7, see also 71, 78, 81, 82, 273, 275
  43. 43 76-82, 86-7, see also 81, 82
  44. 44 83-5
  45. 45 88-90, see also 277
  46. 46 91-3
  47. 47 94, see also 276, 277
  48. 48 95-7
  49. 49 98-100, see also 285
  50. 50 101-3
  51. 51 104-5, see also 285
  52. 52 106-7, see also 81, 275, 285, 288, 293
  53. 53 108-10, see also 283
  54. 54 108-10, see also 283, 285, 293
  55. 55 111-12
  56. 56 113-15, see also 288
  57. 57 116-17, see also 288, 293
  58. 58 116-17, see also 288, 293
  59. 59 118-20, see also 282, 285, 286, 288, 293
  60. 60 121-2
  61. 61 123-5, see also 272, 287, 288, 293
  62. 62 126
  63. 63 127
  64. 64 128-9, see also 282, 286, 291, 293
  65. 65 131-2
  66. 66 130-133
  67. 67 134-5
  68. 68 see 251, 284, 289, 290
  69. 69 136-7
  70. 70 138-9
  71. 71 140-1
  72. 72 142-4, see also 293, 294
  73. 73 145-6
  74. 74 147-8, see also 294, 296
  75. 75 see 293, 294, 295
  76. 76 149-50
  77. 96 151, see also 77, 252, 255, 256, 262
  78. 97 152-3
  79. 98 154-5
  80. 99 156-7, see also 277, 282, 286
  81. 100 158-9. see also 281, 282
  82. 101 156-7, see also 282, 285
  83. 102 160-1, see also 262, 266
  84. 103 162-3, see also 167/3, 256
  85. 104 164-5, see also 254
  86. 105 166, 167/1-3, see also 251, 254, 263
  87. 106 168, see also 282, 286
  88. 107 169
  89. 108 170-1, see also 260
  90. 109 170-1, see also 256, 259, 260
  91. 110 173-4, see also 82,270,279,282,283,285,286,288, 293
  92. 111 175-6, see also 252,256,258,262-6,268,270
  93. 112 170,177, see also 256,258,260,264,283,286,293
  94. 113 178-9, see also 256,258,270
  95. 114 180/1-2, see also 252,258,265,266,270
  96. 115 172, see also 270
  97. 134 181-2, see also 252,265,266
  98. 135 183-6, see also 286
  99. 136 186-7, see also 252,256,258,265,266,270
  100. 137 188-9
  101. 138 190
  102. 139 191, see also 254,256,258,265,266,270
  103. 140 192-4, see also 266,277,283,286
  104. 141 194, see also 266,283,288,293
  105. 161 195-7.
  106. 162 198-200, see also 268,270
  107. 163 198-200, see also 267,280
  108. 164 201-2
  109. 165 203-5, see also 82,256,270,273
  110. 166 206-7, see also 275
  111. 186 208-10
  112. 187 211-12, see also 278,280
  113. 188 213-15, see also 253,256,277
  114. 208 216-18, see also 265,270,278,279
  115. 209 220-1
  116. 210 222-3, see also 256,262,266,279
  117. 230 233
  118. 231 225,227,230
  119. 232 228-9,231, see also 292,293
  120. 233 224, see also 296
  121. 234 226,232
  122. 235 233-5
  123. 236 236-7, see also 288, 293
  124. 237 238, see also 252,273
  125. 238 239, see also 273
  126. 239 240
  127. 240 241-2
  128. 241 242-3
  129. 242 244-5
  130. 243 247
  131. 244 248-9, see also 292
  132. 245 246
  133. 264 253/N.9
  134. 265 330
  135. 266-9 305-10, 314-19
  136. 270 250/N.16
  137. 271 321-9
  138. 272 311-12
  139. 273-4 321-9, 333
  140. 275 332
  141. 276 331
  142. 296-9 339-43
  143. 319-21 297-302
  144. 341 344-7
  145. 361 250, 251, 252
  146. 362 252, 253
  147. 363 251, 252, 254
  148. 364 251, 255, 256
  149. 365 251, 257, 258
  150. 366 259, 260
  151. 367 251, 261, 262
  152. 368 251, 263, 264
  153. 369 251, 265, 266
  154. 370 267, 268
  155. 371 251, 269, 270
  156. 372 271, 272, 273
  157. 373 274, 275
  158. 374 272, 276, 277
  159. 375 272, 278, 279
  160. 376 272, 279, 280
  161. 377 272, 281, 282
  162. 378 283, 284, 285
  163. 379 283, 284, 285
  164. 380 284, 287, 288
  165. 381 289, 290, 291
  166. 382 290, 292, 293
  167. 383 293, 294-5, 296
Conspectus from letter series to present shelfmarks
  1. letter series MS. Cary
  2. A 305
  3. B 306
  4. C 307
  5. D 308
  6. E 309
  7. F 310
  8. G 314
  9. H 315
  10. J 316
  11. K 317
  12. L 318
  13. M 319
  14. AA 5
  15. AB 4
  16. BA/1 14
  17. BA/2 15
  18. CA/1 20
  19. CA/2 21
  20. EA 42
  21. EB 41
  22. EF 44
  23. EG 43
  24. FA/1 50
  25. FA/2 51
  26. GA 57
  27. HA/1 61
  28. HA/2 62
  29. JA/1 74
  30. JA/2 75
  31. KA/1 83
  32. KA/2 84
  33. KB/1 76
  34. KB/2 77
  35. KB/3 78
  36. KB/4 79
  37. KC 80
  38. KE 85
  39. KJ 87
  40. KL 86
  41. KW 81
  42. KX 82
  43. KY 71
  44. LA/1 95
  45. LA/2 96
  46. LA/3 97
  47. MA/1 111
  48. MA/2 112
  49. NA 126
  50. NB 127
  51. OA 133
  52. PA 136
  53. PB 137
  54. QA 149
  55. QB 150
  56. QC/1 147
  57. QC/2 148
  58. RA 155
  59. SA & SB 180
  60. TA 162
  61. TB 163
  62. TC 164
  63. TD 165
  64. TE 166
  65. TF, TG, TH 167
  66. WA 274
  67. AAA 203
  68. AAB 202
  69. AAC 201
  70. AAD 200
  71. ABA 205
  72. ACA 330
  73. ADA 217
  74. ADB 218
  75. AEA 220
  76. AEB 221
  77. AEC 219
  78. AFA 216
  79. AGA 212
  80. AHA 232
  81. AHB 226
  82. AHC 230
  83. AHD 227
  84. AHE 231
  85. AHF/1 228
  86. AHF/2 229
  87. AIA/1 244
  88. AIA/2 245
  89. AJA 223
  90. AKA 247
  91. AKB 235
  92. AKC 234
  93. AKD 233
  94. AKE 236
  95. AKF 237
  96. AKG 242
  97. AKH 243
  98. AKI 241
  99. AKJ 249
  100. AKK 248
  101. DAA 344
  102. DAB 345
  103. DAC 346
  104. DAD 347
  105. XNP/1 339
  106. /2 340
  107. /3 341
  108. /4 342
  109. /5-6 343

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by James M. Osborn, J. Marshall Osborn and [UNK], M. Osborn, through the American Trust for Oxford University, 1958-75.
Title
Archive of Joyce Cary
Status
Completed
Date
1976, EAD version 2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom