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27 negative photostats of John Keats', autograph draft of Otho the Great. Acts IV, scene 2 – V, scene 5

27 negative photostats of John Keats', autograph draft of Otho the Great. Acts IV, scene 2 – V, scene 5.
Shelfmark: MS. facs. b. 81
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1819
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41 poems by W.H. Auden, copied for his mother

41 poems by W.H. Auden, copied for his mother, probably about 1925, in a notebook.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. poet. e. 153
Extents: 77 Leaves
Dates: c. 1925
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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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'An Abridgement of the Life and Death of Julius Cæsar. London. Written by Io. Raymond Anno: MDCXLIX'

'An Abridgement of the Life and Death of Julius Cæsar. London. Written by Io. Raymond Anno: MDCXLIX'
Shelfmark: MS. Fairfax 39
Extents: 96 pages
Dates: Written in 1649 by J. Raymond
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'Abridgment of Blackstone's Commentaries of the Laws of England'

'Abridgment of Blackstone's Commentaries of the Laws of England.'
Shelfmark: MS. Add. C. 172
Extents: 137 Leaves
Dates: Written about A.D. 1770-1780
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'An Abstract of the Names of the People called Quakers lately convicted as Popish Recusants...'

'An Abstract of the Names of the People called Quakers lately convicted as Popish Recusants...'
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. b. 1 (R)
Extents: 1 roll
Dates: Written about A.D. 1660-1670
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Account by Ralph Straus of a conversation between himself and H. G. Wells about the attacks on The New Machiavelli

Account by Ralph Straus of a conversation between himself and H. G. Wells about the attacks on The New Machiavelli
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. c. 342
Extents: 8 Leaves
Dates: c. 1910
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Account by Sir Robert de Zouche Hall of Mary Kingsley and Sir Matthew Nathan

Account by Sir Robert de Zouche Hall of Mary Kingsley and Sir Matthew Nathan
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. c. 652, fols. 106-116
Extents: 11 Leaves
Dates: 1963
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An account of sir Thomas Bodley's negotiations in the Netherlands

An account of sir Thomas Bodley's negotiations in the Netherlands
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 46
Extents: 50 Leaves
Dates: Written in about 1597 (?)
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An account of the Church of St. James, Cowley, Oxon

An account of the Church of St. James, Cowley, Oxon, written in A.D. 1876 by H. Hurst.
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Oxon. c. 71
Extents: 62 Leaves
Dates: written in A.D. 1876 by H. Hurst
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Account of the proceedings of the Tusculan Society, a London literary and debating society

Account of the proceedings of the Tusculan Society, a London literary and debating society
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 261
Extents: 80 Leaves
Dates: Jan 1739-Feb 1742
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'An Account of the Visit of ... the Prince Regent, the Emperor of Russia...'

'An Account of the Visit of ... the Prince Regent, the Emperor of Russia...'
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Oxon c. 1
Extents: 63 Leaves
Dates: Written in A.D. 1814
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Accounts and diary of sir John North etc.

Accounts and diary of sir John North etc.
Shelfmark: MS. Add. C. 193
Extents: 93 Leaves
Dates: Written in A.D. 1575-1589 in three hands
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Accounts, notes, plans, etc.

Accounts, notes, plans, etc.
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Surrey e. 3
Extents: 139 Leaves
Dates: Written in A.D. 1827-1833, chiefly by J. B. Nichols
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Accounts of religious ceremonies of heathen nations

ccounts of religious ceremonies of heathen nations
Shelfmark: MS. Add. A. 192
Extents: 30 Leaves
Dates: Written about A.D. 1740-1750
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Accounts of rent and taxes relating to a malthouse in Kingsbury st.

Accounts of rent and taxes relating to a malthouse in Kingsbury st.
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Wilts d. 1
Extents: 25 Leaves
Dates: Written in A.D. 1734-1776, chiefly by J. Pocock
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Additional correspondence of Maria Edgeworth and family

Letters of the engineer, inventor and educationist Richard Lovell Edgeworth (1744-1817) and his daughter, the writer Maria Edgeworth (1768-1849), 1763-1849.
Shelfmark: MS. 6408
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1763-1849
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Additional letters, postcards and cards sent by Philip Larkin to Monica Jones, with three photographs

Letters from Philip Larkin, poet and librarian, to Monica Jones, teacher and academic.
Shelfmark: MS. 22131
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 9 Aug 1962-15 Oct 1978, n.d.
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Additional papers of Adam Fox

Additional papers of Adam Fox
Extents: 0.55 Linear metres (5 boxes)
Dates: 1912-1976
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Additional Papers of Edmond Malone

Additional Papers of Edmond Malone, including private papers and literary pieces.
Extents: 5 shelfmarks
Dates: 1690-1817

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Literature 680
20th century 513
19th century 340
18th century 219
17th century 191
English literature 160
Poetry 133
English literature -- 20th century 122
Letters 110
Religion 66
Humanities 64
16th century 63
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21st century 47
English literature -- 19th century 41
English Literature 39
History 37
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Children's literature 27
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x - 15th century 19
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x - 12th century 7
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Authors, English -- 20th century 6
Bible 6
Bodleian Library 6
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English literature -- 17th century 6
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Indexed names
Lewis | Clive Staples | 1898-1963 | writer 54
Auden | Wystan Hugh | 1907-1973 | poet and writer 13
Lawrence | Thomas Edward | 1888-1935 | Soldier, Author, and Archaeologist known as Lawrence of Arabia 12
Tolkien | John Ronald Reuel | 1892-1973 | philologist and author 11
Blunden | Edmund Charles | 1896-1974 | poet 10
Larkin | Philip Arthur | 1922-1985 | poet 9
University of Oxford 9
Williams | Charles | 1886-1945 | author 9
Austen | Jane | 1775-1817 | Novelist 8
Edgeworth | Maria | 1768-1849 | novelist and educationist 8
Bridges | Robert Seymour | 1844-1930 | Poet Laureate 7
Gough | Richard | 1735-1809 | antiquary 7
Shakespeare | William | 1564-1616 | Dramatist 7
Cary | Arthur Joyce Lunel | 1888-1957 | Author 6
Dodgson | Edward Spencer | 1857-1922 | Bascologist 6
Mare | Walter John de la | 1873-1956 | author and poet 6
Masefield | John Edward | 1878-1967 | poet and novelist 6
Beddoes | Thomas Lovell | 1803-1849 | poet and physiologist 5
Bliss | Philip | 1787-1857 | Antiquary and Editor 5
Johnson | Samuel | 1709-1784 | Author and lexicographer 5
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Pym | Barbara Mary Crampton | 1913-1980 | Novelist 5
Shelley | Percy Bysshe | 1792-1822 | poet 5
Bandinel | Bulkeley | 1781-1861 | Bodley's Librarian 4
Benson | Edward Frederic | 1867-1940 | author 4
Coghill | Nevill Henry Kendal Aylmer | 1899-1980 | literary historian 4
Collier | John Payne | 1789-1883 | Shakespearean scholar and forger, antiquary, and journalist 4
Dodds | Eric Robertson | 1893-1979 | classical scholar 4
Douce | Francis | 1757-1834 | Antiquary 4
Edgeworth family | Edgeworthstown 4
Godwin | William | 1756–1836 | writer 4
Grahame | Kenneth | 1859-1932 | writer and secretary of the Bank of England 4
Greene | Henry Graham | 1904-1991 | novelist 4
Hearne | Thomas | 1678-1735 | Antiquary and Nonjuror 4
Lambert | Jack Walter | 1917-1985 | literary critic and editor 4
Lewis | John | 1675-1747 | Antiquary 4
MacNeice | Frederick Louis | 1907-1963 | poet and playwright 4
Sayers | Dorothy Leigh | 1893-1957 | playwright, author and humanist 4
Shelley | Mary Wollstonecraft | 1797-1851 | née Godwin | writer 4
Spender | Sir | Stephen Harold | 1909-1995 | Knight | poet 4
Acland | Sir | Henry Wentworth | 1815-1900 | 1st Baronet | physician 3
Amis | Sir | Kingsley William | 1922-1995 | Knight | novelist and literary critic 3
Carew | Thomas | 1594-1640 | Poet 3
Chambers | Edmund Kerchever | 1866-1954 | Sir | Knight and English Scholar 3
Chapman | Robert William | 1881-1960 | English Scholar and Editor 3
Clark | Andrew | 1854-1922 | Clergyman and Antiquary 3
Coppard | Alfred Edgar | 1878-1957 | writer 3
Cornwell | David John Moore | 1931-2020 | writer, pseudonym John le Carré 3
Edgeworth | Richard Lovell | 1744–1817 | inventor 3
Hooper | Walter McGehee | 1931-2020 | literary advisor 3
Huxley | Elspeth Josceline | 1907-1997 | née Grant | author and journalist 3
Lambert | Catherine | nee Read | b. 1918 | vocal coach 3
Lewis | Cecil | Day- | 1904-1972 | poet and novelist 3
Malone | Edmond | 1741-1812 | Critic and Author 3
Murdoch | Dame | Iris | 1919-1999 | novelist and philosopher 3
Neve | Peter Le | 1661-1729 | herald and antiquary 3
Newman | John Henry | 1801-1890 | theologian and cardinal 3
Nicholson | Edward Williams Byron | 1849-1912 | Bodley's Librarian, Poet, and Celtic and Biblical Scholar 3
Peacock | Thomas Love | 1785-1866 | Satirical novelist and poet 3
Pitter | Ruth | 1897-1992 | poet 3
Pope | Alexander | 1688-1744 | Poet 3
Pope | Alexander | 1688-1744 | poet 3
Raleigh | Sir | Walter | 1861-1922 | Knight | Literary scholar and historian 3
Sidney | Sir | Philip | 1554-1586 | Knight | Soldier, statesman, and poet 3
Starkie | Enid | 1897-1970 | scholar 3
Swift | Jonathan | 1667-1745 | Dean of St Patrick's Dublin, satirist 3
Swinburne | Algernon Charles | 1837-1909 | poet 3
Tanner | Thomas | 1674-1735 | Bishop of St Asaph and antiquary 3
Wain | John Barrington | 1925-1994 | writer and poet 3
Wells | Herbert George | 1866-1946 | novelist 3
Woolner | Thomas | 1825-1892 | Sculptor and Poet 3
Acland | Sarah Angelina | 1849-1930 | Fellow of Royal Photographic Society and Royal Society of Arts 2
Aldiss | Brian Wilson | 1925-2017 | writer 2
Aldwinkle | Stella | fl 1954 2
Alighieri | Dante | 1265-1321 | poet 2
Aubrey | John | 1626-1697 | antiquary and biographer 2
Barfield | Owen | 1898-1997 | author and poet 2
Baynes | Pauline Diana | 1922-2008 | illustrator 2
Belloc | Joseph Hilaire Pierre | 1870-1953 | writer and historian 2
Betjeman | Sir | John | 1906-1984 | Knight | Poet Laureate and writer 2
Bladen | Peter | 1922-2001 | Poet 2
Blunt | Wilfrid Scawen | 1840-1922 | poet and writer 2
Bodley | Sir | Thomas | 1545-1613 | Knight | diplomat, scholar, and founder of the Bodleian Library 2
Bridges | Mary Monica | 1863-1949 | née Waterhouse | wife of Robert Bridges 2
Bridges | Robert Seymour | 1844-1930 | poet laureate 2
Burton | Edward | 1794-1836 | Professor of Divinity 2
Codrington | Robert | 1601/2-1665 | Translator and writer 2
Coleridge | Samuel Taylor | 1772-1834 | Poet and philosopher 2
Coles | Jenny | nee Joseph | 1932-2018 | writer 2
Congreve | William | 1670-1729 | Dramatist 2
Crabbe | George | 1754-1832 | Poet 2
Davis | Herbert John | 1893-1967 | English scholar 2
Deneke | Helena Clara | 1878-1973 | German scholar 2
Dodds | Annie Edwards | 1886/7–1973 | née Powell | lecturer in English at Reading University 2
Dodgson | Charles Lutwidge | 1832-1898 | author, mathematician and photographer known as Lewis Carroll 2
Donne | John | 1573-1631 | Dean of St Paul's, poet 2
Dugdale | Sir | William | 1605-1686 | Knight | antiquary and herald 2
Elmsley | Peter | 1773-1825 | Classical Scholar 2
Fairfax | Thomas | 1612-1671 | 3rd Baron Fairfax | politician, general, and Parliamentary commander-in-chief during the English Civil War 2
Flecker | Herman James Elroy | 1884-1915 | poet and playwright 2
Gibson | Wilfrid Wilson | 1878-1962 | Georgian poet 2
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Language
Latin 86
French 40
Italian 25
German 24
Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 17
Spanish; Castilian 11
Dutch; Flemish 8
Greek, Modern (1453-) 7
Irish 6
Welsh 6
English, Old (ca.450-1100) 5
Chinese 4
Danish 4
Portuguese 4
Arabic 3
Cornish 3
Japanese 3
Polish 3
Russian 3
Basque 2