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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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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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Archive of Geoffrey Tillotson

Archive of Geoffrey Tillotson
Extents: 0.75 Linear metres (9 boxes)
Dates: 1935-1964
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Archive of John Everett Butt

Correspondence and notes of John Everett Butt, 1932-64.
Extents: 0.75 Linear metres (5 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1932-64
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Archive of Maria Edgeworth (1768-1849), and the Edgeworth family, 17th-19th century

Correspondence and literary papers of Maria Edgeworth (1768-1849), with papers of Richard Lovell Edgeworth, Michael Pakenham Edgeworth and other members of the Edgeworth family, mainly 1778-1886.
Extents: 12.65 Linear metres (115 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1768-1849, 17th-19th century
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Archive of the Noel, Byron and Lovelace Families

Papers of Annabella, Lady Byron (1792-1860), including papers of her parents, Sir Ralph and Judith Milbanke (later Noel), papers of her daughter, Ada Byron (later Lady Lovelace), and her grand-children, Ralph King (2nd Earl of Lovelace) and Anne Blunt.
Extents: 50.6 Linear metres (460 Shelfmarks)
Dates: 1669-1930
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Archive of William Beckford

Papers of William Beckford (1760-1844), author
Extents: 17.6 Linear metres (176 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1515-19th cent., n.d.
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Commonplace book of Thomas Chapman

Commonplace book of Thomas Chapman
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 2409
Extents: 48 Leaves
Dates: 1762-1770
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Copy, in several hands, of The provok'd husband: or A journey to London, by Sir John Vanbrugh and Colley Cibber

Copy, in several hands, of The provok'd husband: or A journey to London, by Sir John Vanbrugh and Colley Cibber
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. d. 353
Extents: 166 Leaves
Dates: 18th century
Collection

A copy of Alexander Pope's edition of Shakespeare's Works (6 vols., Lond. 1725)

A copy of Alexander Pope's edition of Shakespeare's Works (6 vols., Lond. 1725)
Extents: 0.66 Linear metres (6 boxes)
Dates: 1725
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Extracts from printed English books

Extracts from printed English books
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 19
Extents: 167 pages
Dates: Written in about A.D. 1700
Collection

Gough Collection

Richard Gough Collection
Extents: 96.03 Linear metres (873 boxes)
Dates: 12th-19th century
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Historical collections of John Lewis, 1728

Historical collections of John Lewis, 1728.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 313
Extents: 541 pages
Dates: 1728
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Jane Austen autograph manuscript: 'Volume the First'

'Volume the First', holograph fair copies, completed 3 Jun 1793, of early works by Jane Austen, with a few corrections.A pencil note inside the front cover reads 'For my brother Charles', and an explanatory note by C.E.A. [Casandra Austen] is pasted below it.
Shelfmark: MS. Don. e. 7
Extents: 1 volume ; 204 x 161 x 20 mm
Dates: Completed 3 Jun 1793
Collection

Letters, correspondence, and poems collected by Professor C. H. Firth

Letters, correspondence, and poems collected by Professor C. H. Firth
Extents: 0.55 Linear metres (5 boxes)
Dates: 17th-19th century
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Letters from Maria Edgeworth to Peter Holland and letters from Sir Henry Holland to Maria Edgeworth, Lucy Aikin and Peter Holland

Letters from the writer Maria Edgeworth (1768-1849) to the physician Peter Holland (1766-1855); and letters from his son, the physician Sir Henry Holland (1788-1873) to Maria, Peter and the historian Lucy Aikin (1781-1864).
Extents: 0.75 Linear metres (5 boxes)
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1799-1853; 1799-20th century
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A medley of Irish and English pieces

A medley of Irish and English pieces
Shelfmark: MS. Irish f. 2
Extents: 370 pages
Dates: Written in the last quarter of the 18th and the first quarter of the 19th century in Ireland
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Miscellaneous pieces in verse and prose, chiefly in English, some of which are printed in Dryden's Miscellany Poems

Miscellaneous pieces in verse and prose, chiefly in English, some of which are printed in Dryden's Miscellany Poems, written in the first half of the 18th century.
Shelfmark: MS. Add. B. 105
Extents: 108 Leaves
Dates: written in the first half of the 18th century
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Notebook of Jane Johnson, containing poems, hymns

Notebook of Jane Johnson, containing poems, hymns and (fols. 19-42) 'A very pretty story to tell children when they are about five or six years of age'
Shelfmark: MS. Don. d. 198
Extents: 50 Leaves
Dates: 1733-52
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Old English and other linguistic papers of Humphrey Wanley

Old English and other linguistic papers of Humphrey Wanley
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. bibl. c. 3
Extents: 198 pages
Dates: Written in the first quarter of the 18th century by H. Wanley

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18th century 20
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19th century 11
English literature -- 18th century 10
17th century 6
English literature -- 19th century 5
Literature 5
20th century 4
Authors 3
Poetry 3
16th century 2
Austen -- Jane -- 1775-1817 2
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Correspondence 2
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Collectors and collecting 1
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England -- Description and travel -- 1801-1900 1
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English literature -- Old English, c. 450-1100 1
English poetry -- 18th century 1
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Indexed names
Edgeworth family | Edgeworthstown 3
Edgeworth | Maria | 1768-1849 | novelist and educationist 3
Edgeworth | Richard Lovell | 1744–1817 | inventor 3
Pope | Alexander | 1688-1744 | poet 3
Shelley | Mary Wollstonecraft | 1797-1851 | née Godwin | writer 2
Shelley | Percy Bysshe | 1792-1822 | poet 2
Shelley | Sir | Percy Florence | 1819-1889 | 3rd Baronet 2
Addison | Joseph | 1672-1719 | poet and statesman 1
Aikin | Lucy | 1781-1864 | historian 1
Austen | Jane | 1775-1817 | Novelist 1
Banmer | Sir | Thomas | d. 1746 1
Beckford | William | 1760-1844 | author, MP, art collector 1
Bishop | Elizabeth | b 1763 | nee Wollstonecraft 1
Butt | John Everett | 1906-1965 | Professor of English Literature at Edinburgh 1
Byron | Anne Isabella | 1792-1860 | Baroness Wentworth | Social reformer, philanthropist 1
Byron | George Gordon | 1788-1824 | | 6th Baron Byron | poet 1
Chapman | Thomas | fl 1766 | author 1
Cibber | Colley | 1671-1757 | Actor and dramatist 1
Congreve | William | 1670-1729 | Dramatist 1
Davis | Herbert John | 1893-1967 | English scholar 1
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Desaguliers | John Theophilus | 1683-1744 | natural philosopher and engineer 1
Dryden | John | 1631-1700 | poet, playwright, and critic 1
Edgeworth | Michael Pakenham | 1812-1881 | Botanist 1
Fanshawe | Sir | Richard | 1608-1666 | 1st Baronet | Diplomat and Author 1
Firth | Sir | Charles Harding | 1857-1936 | Knight | historian 1
Gaignieres | Francois Roger De | 1642-1715 | French genealogist, antiquary and collector 1
Godwin | Mary Jane | 1768-1841 | formerly Clairmont | nee de Vial | translator and bookseller 1
Godwin | William | 1756-1836 | philosopher and novelist 1
Godwin | family 1
Gough | Richard | 1735-1809 | antiquary 1
Holland | Peter | 1766-1855 | physician 1
Holland | Sir | Henry | 1788-1873 | 1st baronet | physician 1
Jenkins | Sir | Leoline | 1625-1685 | Academic and diplomat 1
Johnson | Jane | 1706-1759 | of Witham on the Hill, Lincolnshire 1
Johnson | Jane | 1798-1884 | nee Cleveland | x Williams | x Hogg 1
King | Ada Augusta | 1815-1852 | mathematician | wife of 1st Earl Lovelace 1
King | William | 1805-1893 | 1st Earl of Lovelace 1
Lewis | John | 1675-1747 | Antiquary 1
Milbanke | Ralph Gordon Noel King | 2nd Earl of Lovelace | 1839-1906 1
Milbanke-Noel | Judith | 1751-1822 | nee Noel, afterwards Milbanke | wife of Sir Ralph Milbanke-Noel 1
Milbanke-Noel | Sir | Ralph | 1747-1825 | | 6th Baronet | MP for Durham 1
Pope | Alexander | 1688-1744 | Poet 1
Prior | Matthew | 1664-1721 | poet and diplomat 1
Shakespeare | William | 1564-1616 | playwright and poet 1
Shelley | Jane | d 1899 | nee Gibson | 1st wife of 3rd Baronet | x St. John 1
Shelley | Sir | Bysshe | 1731-1815 | 1st Baronet 1
Shelley | Timothy | 1753-1844 | Sir | 2nd Baronet and MP 1
Shelley | family 1
Shelley | family | baronets | Castle Goring 1
Smith | Ali | 1962- | author, playwright, academic and journalist 1
Swift | Jonathan | 1667-1745 | Dean of St Patrick's Dublin, satirist 1
Tillotson | Geoffrey | 1905-1969 | Professor of English Literature London University 1
Vanbrugh | Sir | John | 1664-1726 | Knight | Dramatist, Architect, and Herald 1
Wanley | Humfrey | 1672-1726 | antiquary, archivist, librarian 1
Williamson | Sir | Joseph | 1633-1701 | Government official 1
Wollstonecraft | Everina | 1765-1841 1
Wollstonecraft | Mary | 1759-1797 | later Godwin | novelist and essayist 1
Wollstonecraft | family 1
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Language
English, Old (ca.450-1100) 1
Cornish 1
English 21
English, Middle (1100-1500) 1
French 2
German 1
Irish 1
Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 1
Italian 1
Latin 4