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19th-century Diaries and a Commonplace Book collected by Margaret Crompton

Commonplace book of Eliza Cooper, mid-19th century, including copies of poems, late 18th - mid-19th century, many by members of the George family of Bristol Intermittent diary entries by a woman, probably a member of the George family of Downside, near Bristol, 1875-84 Diaries of Elizabeth Hannah Otway (née Batt), written mainly in Ireland, 1850-8, 1870-5 …
Extents: 4 shelfmarks
Dates: 19th cent.
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19th-century Drawings and Water-colours

Collection of 19th-century drawings and water-colours, mainly topographical, compiled by Archibald Leslie-Melville.
Extents: 12 shelfmarks
Dates: 19th cent.
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1994 South African Election Material

General policy documents and statements, leaflets, newspaper advertisements, etc., African National Congress; manifestos, general policy documents/statements, leaflets, etc., Democratic Party; manifestos, general policy document, leaflets, newspaper and newspaper advertisements, National Party; general policy documents/ statements, leaflets, information documents and newspaper advertisements, Inkatha Freedom Party; records relating to other political parties and associated organisations;…
Extents: 23 boxes
Dates: 1990s
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1999 South African Election Material

Election policy documents, videos, posters and leaflets, various parties; address of Nelson Mandela to the last session of the first Parliament; National Women's Day leaflet, [1997]; Job Creation Trust leaflet, 1999.
Extents: 6 boxes
Dates: [1999]
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The Abinger Papers

Correspondence and papers of the Godwin and Shelley families, chiefly William Godwin (1756-1836), philosopher and author; with the correspondence and papers of his family, including his wife, the novelist and essayist Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-97); daughter, the author Mary Shelley (1797-1851); her husband, the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822); and Mary and Percy Bysshe Shelley's son Sir Percy Florence Shelley (1819-89), and his wife, Jane, Lady Shelley (d. 1899)
Extents: 206 shelfmarks
Dates: 1780-1937
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Account and Day Books of John Redwood and John Wolston, Merchants, of Exeter, Devon

Account and day books of John Redwood and John Wolston, merchants, of Exeter, Devon comprising: account book, called 'post book', apparently of John Redwood of Exeter, in partnership with John Wolston his brother-in-law, 1676-1721 day book of the same concern, 1723-25, with (fols. 1-5) some earlier entries copied in. A partial index of customers is at fols. i-xii.
Extents: 2 shelfmarks
Dates: 1676-1725
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Account books of Alexander Kirby, George Kirby and Joseph Hillsdon, blacksmiths at Stoke Lyne, Oxfordshire

Account books of Alexander Kirby, George Kirby and Joseph Hillsdon, successively blacksmiths at Stoke Lyne, Oxfordshire, 1823-1947.
Extents: 2.3 Linear metres (16 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1823-1947
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Account Books of Brigadier Ralph Chenevix-Trench

Household and personal account books of Brigadier Ralph Chenevix-Trench, 1918-1962 (1936-1937 missing).
Extents: 24 shelfmarks
Dates: 1918-1962
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Account Books of Rev. J.T. Round, Bursar of Balliol College

Account books of Rev. J.T. Round, Bursar of Balliol College, 1810-29.
Extents: 3 shelfmarks
Dates: 1810-29
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Account Books of the Broadwood Family, Piano Makers

Account books of the Broadwood family, piano makers.
Extents: 3 shelfmarks
Dates: 1771-1813
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Account Books of William Turner and Son, Wheelwrights, of Stanton St. John, Oxfordshire

Account books of William Turner and Son, wheelwrights, of Stanton St. John, Oxfordshire, 1867-83, 1888-1919.
Extents: 3 shelfmarks
Dates: 1867-1919
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Account of 'The Earthquake of Feb. 23 1887 at Alassio' by Mrs. E.A. Dicey

Account of 'The Earthquake of Feb. 23 1887 at Alassio' by Mrs. E.A. Dicey including two volumes of sketches of Alassio.
Extents: 3 shelfmarks
Dates: 1887
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Account Rolls of Collectors of Customs in the Port of London

Account rolls of collectors of customs in the Port of London.
Extents: 12 shelfmarks
Dates: 1567-92
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Accounts by J. Duncan Relating to Dissenting Churches and Churchmen in Bury St. Edmunds from the 16th to the 19th Century

Carbon typescript of pamphlets containing accounts by J. Duncan, 1955-61, of dissenting churches and churchmen in Bury St. Edmunds from the 16th to the 19th century: 'The origins of the free churches in Bury St. Edmunds' in 13 pamphlets, 1955-8, with photographs of the churches accounts of individual nonconformists, mainly Independents, associated with Bury St. Edmunds in the late 16th and…
Extents: 3 shelfmarks
Dates: 1955-61
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Accounts of Holiday Journeys by Dorothy M. Frost

Typescript accounts by Dorothy M. Frost of holiday journeys to the north of England and Scotland, 1929; Germany, Italy and France, 1931, and Germany, Austria, Hungary, Switzerland and France, 1933.
Extents: 3 shelfmarks
Dates: 1929-1933
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Accounts of Revenues from Land in Berkshire within the Jurisdiction of the Court of Augmentations

Accounts of revenues from land in Berkshire within the jurisdiction of the Court of Augmentations, 1547-8.
Extents: 2 shelfmarks : Rolls
Dates: 1547-8
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Accounts of the Churchwardens at Witton Chapel, Cheshire

Accounts of the churchwardens of Witton chapel for the repair and maintenance of the bridge and brine-pit at Northwich, 1620-65, 1666-91, with churchwardens' accounts, 1739-40.
Extents: 2 shelfmarks
Dates: 1620-65, 1666-91, 1739-40
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Accounts of Timothy Yeats-Brown, British Consul at Genoa

Two manuscript account books of Timothy Yeats-Brown one regarding personal expenses, 1835-48, and the other regarding consul accounts, 1840-57.
Extents: 0.1 Linear metres (3 physical shelfmark)
Dates: 1835-1857
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Acland Family Papers

The Acland papers consist mainly of the correspondence of Sir Henry Wentworth Acland. There are also groups of papers of his daughter Sarah Angelina, of his wife Sarah, of two of his sons, Sir William A. Dyke Acland, and Henry Dyke Acland, and of his brother-in-law William C. Cotton.
Extents: 211 shelfmarks
Dates: 1820-1926
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Additional D'Orville Manuscripts

D'Orville's manuscripts, including notes on classical languages and literature.
Extents: 14 shelfmarks
Dates: 18th cent.

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20th century 2271
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18th century 497
17th century 362
16th century 159
Oxfordshire (England) 130
21st century 129
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century 124
Literature 107
x - 15th century 81
English literature -- 20th century 71
Poetry 71
Oxford (England) 70
Diaries 63
x - 14th century 60
Music 57
Diaries -- 19th century 56
Diaries -- 20th century 56
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration 53
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 19th century 47
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Religion 45
x - 13th century 45
Science 43
University of Oxford 42
Sermons 39
Theology 38
Nigeria -- Officials and employees 36
Genealogy 35
University of Oxford -- Societies, etc. 35
Berkshire (England) 33
x - 12th century 33
Antiquarians 30
World War, 1914-1918 30
India 29
Authors -- 20th century 28
Colonial administrators 26
Medicine 26
Buckinghamshire (England) 25
Photographs 25
Great Britain -- Politics and government 24
English poetry -- 20th century 23
Lectures and lecturing 23
Biography 22
Kenya -- History -- 1895-1963 22
Letters 22
Philosophy 22
Great Britain -- History 21
Poetry -- 20th century 21
Autobiography 20
Correspondence 20
English literature -- 19th century 20
South Africa 20
x - 11th century 20
Ireland 19
Authors 18
Great Britain 18
Law 18
Malaysia -- History -- 20th century 18
France -- Description and travel 17
Heraldry 17
Bibliography 16
English literature 16
Universities and colleges 16
Colonial administrators -- Nigeria 15
Drama 15
Gloucestershire (England) 15
x - 10th century 15
Children's literature 14
Classical literature 14
Diaries -- 18th century 14
Diplomatic and consular service -- British 14
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Agriculture 14
Great Britain -- Topography 14
Manors -- England -- Oxfordshire 14
Universities and colleges -- England -- Oxford -- Societies 14
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 21st century 13
India -- Description and travel 13
Kenya 13
London (England) 13
Mathematics 13
Science -- History -- 20th century 13
Yorkshire (England) 13
Astronomy 12
Charities -- Great Britain 12
Italy -- Description and travel 12
Nigeria -- History -- 1900-1960 12
Non-governmental organizations 12
Northamptonshire (England) 12
Conservative Party (Great Britain) 11
Deeds -- England 11
Great Britain -- Colonies 11
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 17th century 11
Kenya -- Description and travel 11
Nigeria -- Description and travel 11
Oxford | Oxfordshire | SP 5106 11
Publishers and publishing 11
South African War, 1899-1902 11
Tanganyika -- Officials and employees 11
Tanzania -- Description and travel 11
Universities and colleges -- Great Britain -- Societies 11
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Indexed names
Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service 110
University of Oxford 107
Conservative Party 64
Lewis | Clive Staples | 1898-1963 | writer 34
Rhodes | Cecil John | 1853-1902 | imperialist and benefactor 26
Conservative Party | Conservative Research Department 17
Oxfam GB 13
United Nations 13
Bodleian Library 11
Conservative Party | National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations 10
Phillipps | Sir Thomas | 1792-1872 | Baronet | Antiquary, and Collector of MSS and Books 10
Acland | Sir | Henry Wentworth | 1815-1900 | 1st Baronet | physician 8
British South Africa Company 8
Conservative Party | Conservative Central Office 8
Hodgkin | Dorothy Mary Crowfoot | 1910-1994 | nee Crowfoot | chemist 8
Lugard | Frederick John Dealtry | 1858-1945 | Baron Lugard of Abinger | colonial administrator, soldier and author 8
Aristotle | 384-322 BC | Greek philosopher 7
Asquith | Herbert Henry | 1852-1928 | 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith | statesman 7
Gough | Richard | 1735-1809 | antiquary 7
Hailey | William Malcolm | 1872-1969 | 1st Baron Hailey 7
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Larkin | Philip Arthur | 1922-1985 | Poet 7
Lawrence | Thomas Edward | 1888-1935 | known as Lawrence of Arabia | soldier, author 7
Macartney | George | 1737-1806 | 1st Earl Macartney | diplomatist and colonial governor 7
Sadler | Sir | Michael Ernest | 1861-1943 | Knight | educational pioneer and art patron 7
University of Oxford | Christ Church 7
Anderson | Ava | 1896-1974 | née Bodley | wife of Viscount Waverley 6
British Records Association 6
Church of England 6
Clark | Andrew | 1854-1922 | Clergyman and Antiquary 6
Conservative Party | Conservative Political Centre 6
Farrer | Austin Marsden | 1904-1968 | philosopher and theologian 6
Labour Party 6
League of Nations 6
Oxford University | New College 6
Stukeley | William | 1687-1765 | antiquary and natural philosopher 6
University of Cambridge 6
Wilberforce | Samuel | 1805-1873 | Bishop of Oxford and Winchester 6
Alighieri | Dante | 1265-1321 | poet 5
Bliss | Philip | 1787-1857 | Antiquary and Editor 5
Bridges | Robert Seymour | 1844-1930 | Poet Laureate 5
Church Missionary Society 5
Conservative Party | Centre for Policy Studies 5
Conservative Party | National Society for Conservative Agents 5
Disraeli | Benjamin | 1804-1881 | Earl of Beaconsfield | statesman 5
East India Co 5
Great Britain and Ireland | Foreign Office 5
Great Britain and Northern Ireland | Foreign Office 5
Great Britain | Colonial Office 5
Mandela | Nelson Rolihlahla | 1918-2013 | statesman and philanthropist 5
Masefield | John Edward | 1878-1967 | poet laureate 5
Milner | Alfred | 1854-1925 | Viscount Milner | statesman 5
Murdoch | Dame | Iris | 1919-1999 | novelist and philosopher 5
Nichols | John Bowyer | 1779-1863 | printer and antiquary 5
Shakespeare | William | 1564-1616 | Dramatist 5
Shelley | Percy Bysshe | 1792-1822 | poet 5
Thwaite | Ann Barbara | 1932 | née Harrop | biographer 5
University of Oxford | Sir William Dunn School of Pathology x Dunn School 5
Acland | Sarah Angelina | 1849-1930 | Fellow of Royal Photographic Society and Royal Society of Arts 4
Acland | family | 1800-2000 | Baronets | Oxford 4
Attlee | Clement Richard | 1883-1967 | 1st Earl Attlee | politician and prime minister 4
Balfour | Arthur James | 1848-1930 | 1st Earl of Balfour | statesman 4
Betjeman | Sir | John | 1906-1984 | knight | Poet Laureate and writer 4
Blunden | Edmund Charles | 1896-1974 | poet 4
Bow Group 4
Buckler | John Chessell | 1793-1894 | Architect and Antiquary 4
Buxton | Sir | Thomas Fowell | 1786-1845 | 1st Baronet | Philanthropist 4
Church of England | Bishops 4
Church of England | Missions | Borneo 4
Coghill | Nevill Henry Kendal Aylmer | 1899-1980 | literary historian 4
Collingwood | Robin George | 1889-1943 | philosopher and historian 4
Convention of Associations | Kenya 4
Davis | Henry William Carless | 1874-1928 | historian 4
Dundas | Henry | 1742-1811 | 1st Viscount Melville | statesman 4
England and Wales | Exchequer 4
Eton College 4
Fosbroke | Thomas Dudley | 1770-1842 | Antiquary 4
Gilpin | William | 1724-1804 | Clergyman, educationist, biographer and topographer 4
Godwin | William | 1756–1836 | writer 4
Great Britain | Colonial Office | Officials and employees 4
Harcourt | Edward William | 1825-1891 | politician 4
Harcourt | Family | Nuneham Courtenay 4
Harcourt | Family | Stanton Harcourt 4
Hooper | Walter McGehee | b.1931 | literary advisor 4
Jameson | Sir | Leander Starr | 1853-1917 | Baronet | South African Statesman 4
Lambert | Jack Walter | 1917-1985 | literary critic and editor 4
Lambeth Palace Library 4
MacNeice | Frederick Louis | 1907-1963 | poet and playwright 4
Masefield | John Edward | 1878-1967 | Poet 4
Minn | Henry | 1870-1961 | Clockmaker and Antiquary 4
Müller | Friedrich Max | 1823–1900 | Sanskritist and philologist 4
Oxford University | All Souls College 4
Palmer | William Waldegrave | 1859-1942 | 2nd Earl of Selborne | statesman 4
Salter | Herbert Edward | 1863-1951 | Historian 4
Skinner | Martyn | 1906-1993 | Poet 4
Stanley | Arthur Penrhyn | 1815-1881 | Dean of Westminster 4
The British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society 4
Tolkien |John Ronald Reuel | 1892-1973 | Philologist and Author 4
UNESCO | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization 4
University of Oxford | Balliol College 4
University of Oxford | The Queen's College 4
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Language
English 3266
Latin 269
French 130
German 69
Italian 65
Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 52
Greek, Modern (1453-) 35
Spanish; Castilian 25
Dutch; Flemish 17
Russian 12
Arabic 11
Hebrew 11
Portuguese 11
Chinese 10
English, Old (ca.450-1100) 9
English, Middle (1100-1500) 9
Afrikaans 8
Swedish 6
Welsh 6
Danish 5