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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 of the life of Sir Samuel Luke by Mark Noble

Account of the life of Sir Samuel Luke by Mark Noble
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 474
Extents: 29 Leaves
Dates: 1826
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Archive of John Morley, 1st Viscount Morley of Blackburn

Papers of John Morley, 1st Viscount Morley of Blackburn (1838-1923), statesman and man of letters.
Extents: 12.0 Linear metres (110 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1829-1923
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Archive of Mark Pattison

Archive of Mark Pattison (1813-1884).
Extents: 6.93 Linear metres (63 boxes)
Dates: 1763-1892
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Archive of Percy Noble

Five volumes of letters and autographs, with biographical notes and portraits, collected by Percy Noble, mainly 19th and 20th century, with an index.
Extents: 0.54 Linear metres (6 boxes)
Dates: 19th-20th century
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Biography of Charles Townsend, poet (1789-1870), by William Twopeny

Biography of Charles Townsend, poet (1789-1870), by William Twopeny
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. d. 916
Extents: 128 pages
Dates: c. 1789-1870
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Braun Family Archive

Correspondence and papers of the Braun Family, including papers of Thomas Braun (1935-2008), classicist and Fellow and Dean of Merton College, and family history research material.
Extents: 37.0 Linear metres (221 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1685-2016
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Brief accounts by Benjamin Pratt

Brief accounts by Benjamin Pratt, mid-19th century.
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Berks. d. 34
Extents: 173 Leaves
Dates: mid-19th century
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Collections by John Bruce for his edition of The poetical works of William Cowper

Collections by John Bruce for his edition of The poetical works of William Cowper
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. d. 135
Extents: 255 Leaves
Dates: c. 1865
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'Collections for the biography of Old Actors, derived from old books & MSS., alphabetically arranged'

'Collections for the biography of Old Actors, derived from old books & MSS., alphabetically arranged,' written about 1840-1880 chiefly by J. Payne Collier.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 1
Extents: 843 Leaves
Dates: written about 1840-1880 chiefly by J. Payne Collier
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Collections of Sir Charles Rugge Price

Five volumes of collections of Sir Charles Rugge Price for a biographical dictionary, arranged alphabetically, A-B, C-E, F-L, M-P, Q-Z. Each volume has a printed title page, 1865, and contains articles by Price, mainly copied from printed works, with newspaper cuttings, engraved portraits and miscellaneous printed items.
Extents: 5 shelfmarks
Dates: 1865
Collection

Copy of L.B. Phillips, The dictionary of biographical reference (London, 1871)

Copy of L.B. Phillips, The dictionary of biographical reference (London, 1871), laid down on larger sheets, with manscript corrections and additions by the compiler.
Extents: 3 shelfmarks
Dates: 1871
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Drawings of Norman O'Neill by Aubrey Beardsley

Drawings of Norman O'Neill by Aubrey Beardsley.
Shelfmark: MS. 16112
Extents: 3 Leaves
Dates: c.1893
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Fair copy of 'Memoir of Crispin. A fragment. By a late celebrated biographer', Edinburgh

Fair copy of 'Memoir of Crispin. A fragment. By a late celebrated biographer', Edinburgh
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 597
Extents: 45 Leaves
Dates: 1813
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Holograph copy of William Smyth Memoir of Mr. Sheridan (Leeds, 1840), dedicated to Miss Cotton of Madingley

Holograph copy of William Smyth Memoir of Mr. Sheridan (Leeds), dedicated to Miss Cotton of Madingley
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 798
Extents: 194.0 pages
Dates: 1840
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Letters to Alexander Nicoll, 1817-28, with a memoir of him by his brother

Letters to Alexander Nicoll, 1817-28, with a memoir of him by his brother
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. lett. b. 7
Extents: 90 Leaves
Dates: 1817-28
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Miscellaneous 'Scraps' in English

Miscellaneous 'Scraps' in English
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. b. 4
Extents: 64 Leaves
Dates: Written in the 16th-19th century
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Notebooks of Alexander Chalmers

Notebooks of Alexander Chalmers, containing literary references for the lives of well-known persons.
Extents: 1.20 Linear metres (24 boxes)
Dates: 1810
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'Nouvelle Mnémonique appliquée à l'Histoire d'Angleterre. Pour faire suite à l'histoire de France d'après la même méthode par Mme *** [Laure de Saint-Ouen]

A manuscript fair copy of an educational tool which seems to have been eventually published as Tome I of Saint-Ouen's Tableaux historiques des peuples modernes européans, composés de médaillons, etc, accompagné d'un text explicatif (Paris: J. Carez, 1825). Here it accompanies a set of plates used for the publication.
Shelfmark: Vet. E6 c.26/1
Extents: 1.0 volume
Dates: [c.1823-1824]
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Papers of Boyd Alexander relating to William Beckford

Papers of Boyd Alexander (1913-1980), publisher of works on William Beckford (1760-1844), author, MP and art collector.
Extents: 4.6 Linear metres (46 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 19th-20th century

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19th century 33
Biography 24
20th century 10
18th century 6
Literature 5
Diaries 3
Letters 3
Biography -- 19th century 2
Genealogy 2
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century 2
Poetry 2
16th century 1
17th century 1
Actors 1
Africa, East -- Biography -- 20th century 1
Antigua and Barbuda -- History -- 18th century 1
Antigua and Barbuda -- History -- 19th century 1
Antiquarians 1
Arabian Peninsular -- Biography -- 20th century 1
Authors 1
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Berkshire (England) 1
Berlin (Germany) -- Intellectual life 1
Biography -- 18th century 1
Cholera -- Jamaica 1
Composers -- England -- Biography 1
Correspondence 1
Diaries -- 19th century 1
Dictionaries and encyclopaedias 1
Drawing, British 1
Edinburgh (Scotland) 1
Education -- Jamaica -- History -- 19th century 1
Egypt -- Biography -- 20th century 1
English literature 1
English speeches 1
European Commission 1
Feminism 1
Fiction 1
Germany -- Emigration and immigration -- History 1
Germany -- History -- 1933-1945 1
Germany -- History -- 19th Century 1
Germany -- History -- 20th century 1
Great Britain -- Emigration and Immigration 1
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature 1
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 19th century 1
Heraldy 1
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Germany 1
Illegitimacy -- Jamaica 1
Immigrants -- Jamaica -- History 1
India -- Politics and government -- 1857-1919 1
India, North -- Biography -- 20th century 1
Inventors -- Biography 1
Ireland -- Politics and government -- 19th century 1
Italy -- Biography 1
Jamaica -- History -- To 1962 1
Jamaica -- Politics and government 1
Jews -- Germany -- Berlin -- History 1
Jews -- Germany -- History -- 1800-1933 1
Jews -- Germany -- History -- 1933-1945 1
Journalism 1
Landowners -- Antigua and Barbuda -- Biography 1
Law 1
Liberal Party (Great Britain) -- Biography 1
Liberalism 1
Mnemonics -- Early works to 1850 1
Money -- Jamaica -- History 1
Novelists 1
Orientalists 1
Playwriting -- Drama 1
Poets 1
Political science -- Philosophy 1
Politicians 1
Quakers 1
Refugees--Germany--Biography 1
Religious biography 1
Romanticism 1
Royal family 1
Sermons 1
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Biography 1
Sudan -- Biography -- 20th century 1
Woodbrooke Quaker Study Center (Birmingham, England) 1
World War, 1914-1918 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Biography 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography 1
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Indexed names
Alexander | Boyd | 1913-1980 | writer 1
Barham | Richard Harris | 1788-1845 | Author 1
Beardsley | Aubrey Vincent | 1872-1898 | illustrator 1
Beckford | William Thomas | 1760-1844 | writer and art collector 1
Bishop | Elizabeth | b 1763 | nee Wollstonecraft 1
Bradley | Meta | fl 1879-1884 1
Braun | Helene Margarete Hedwig Hildburg | 1910-2004 | née Weber 1
Braun | Konrad Ernst Leonard | 1896-1969 | lawyer and judge, Quaker scholar 1
Braun | Thomas Felix Rudolf Gerhard | 1935-2008 | classicist and Dean of Merton College, Oxford 1
Brooke | F. C. | fl. 1801-1900 1
Bruce | John | 1802-1869 | Antiquary 1
Bullock | John Frederick Watkinson | 1840-1918 | Author 1
Butler | Stephen Seymour | 1880-1964 | Major-General 1
Cenci | Beatrice | 1577-1599 | noblewoman 1
Chalmers | Alexander | 1759-1834 | Writer 1
Church of England | Jamaica | Clergy | Biography 1
Clarke | Henry | 1828-1907 | Church of England clergyman and politician 1
Codrington | family | 1700-1869 | baronets | Antigua and Barbuda 1
Collier | John Payne | 1789-1883 | Shakespearean scholar and forger, antiquary, and journalist 1
Dickens | Charles John Huffam | 1812-1870 | Novelist and Journalist 1
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Douie | James Mccrone | 1854-1933 | Sir | Knight and Colonial Administrator 1
Eckert | Robert Paul | d. 1966 | biographer 1
European Commission x Commission Européenne 1
Frost | Ada S | fl 1902 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
Great Britain and Northern Ireland | HM Treasury 1
Great Britain and Northern Ireland | Home Office 1
Great Britain and Northern Ireland | Liberal Democrats 1
Great Britain and Northern Ireland | Ministry of Aviation | 1964-1965 1
Great Britain and Northern Ireland | Social Democratic Party | 1981-1988 1
Great Britain and Northern Ireland | Social and Liberal Democrats | 1988-1989 1
Hook | Theodore | 1788-1841 | Novelist 1
Huet | Pierre Daniel | 1630-1721 | French Bishop of Avranches, scholar 1
Jenkins | Arthur | 1882-1946 | politician 1
Jenkins | Dame | Mary Jennifer | née Morris | 1921-2017 | public servant 1
Jenkins | Roy Harris | Baron Jenkins of Hillhead | 1920-2003 | politician 1
Johnson | Jane | 1798-1884 | nee Cleveland | x Williams | x Hogg 1
Kirkup | Seymour Stocker | 1786-1880 | Artist 1
Kirwan | Andrew V | fl 1821 | of Gray's Inn 1
Labour Party 1
Luke | Sir | Samuel | d 1670 | Knight | MP 1
Martin | Sir | Theodore | 1816-1909 | Knight | biographer 1
Morley Family 1
Morley | John | 1838-1923 | Viscount Morley of Blackburn | statesman and man of letters 1
Nichols | John Gough | 1806-1873 | printer and antiquary 1
Nichols | R. C. | fl. 1874 1
Nicoll | Alexander | 1793-1828 | Orientalist 1
Noble | Mark | 1754-1827 | Biographer, genealogist, and antiquary 1
Noble | Percy | d 1937 1
O'Neill | Norman | 1875-1934 | composer and conductor 1
Oxford University | Balliol College 1
Oxford University | Merton College 1
Pattison | Emilia Frances | 1840-1904 1
Pattison | Mark | 1720-1797 1
Pattison | Mark | 1813-1884 | Rector of Lincoln College Oxford and Biographer 1
Phillips | Lawrence Barnett | 1842-1922 | Artist and Author 1
Pratt | Benjamin | fl. 1830-1870 1
Price | Charles Rugge | 1801-1866 | Sir | 3rd Baronet and Biographer 1
Priestley | William Overend | 1829-1900 | Sir | Knight and Physician 1
Rhodes | Cecil John | 1853-1902 | imperialist and benefactor 1
Saint-Ouen | L. de (Laure) | 1784-1850 | author 1
Saumaise | Claude | 1588-1653 | French classical scholar 1
Scaliger | Joseph Justus | 1540-1609 | Dutch philologist and historian 1
Sharp | Richard | 1759-1835 | Businessman, politician and author 1
Shelley | Jane | d 1899 | nee Gibson | 1st wife of 3rd Baronet | x St. John 1
Shelley | Mary Wollstonecraft | 1797-1851 | née Godwin | writer 1
Shelley | Percy Bysshe | 1792-1822 | poet 1
Shelley | Sir | Percy Florence | 1819-1889 | 3rd Baronet 1
Shelley | family 1
Sheridan | Richard Brinsley | 1751-1816 | dramatist and politician 1
Shuttleworth | Nina L. | Kay- | fl. 1910 | Author 1
Smyth | William | 1765-1849 | historian and poet 1
Stenbock | Stanislaus Eric | 1860-1895 | formerly Eric Magnus Andreas Harry | Count | poet and short-story writer 1
Thomas | Philip Edward | 1878-1917 | Poet and Prose Writer 1
Townsend | Charles | 1789-1870 | Poet 1
University of Oxford | Chancellor 1
Unton | Henry | Sir | c.1558-1596 | Kinght | diplomat and soldier 1
Ward | Edward Willis Duncan | 1853-1928 | Sir | 1st Bart 1
Westmoreland Building Society 1
Wollstonecraft | Everina | 1765-1841 1
Wollstonecraft | Mary | 1759-1797 | later Godwin | novelist and essayist 1
Wollstonecraft | family 1
da Bisticci | Vespasiano | 1421-1498 | Florentine humanist and librarian 1
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Language
Czech 1
English 32
French 3
German 1
Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 1
Hebrew 1
Italian 1
Latin 2
Polish 1