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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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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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A.K. Chesterton, 'Leopard Valley', unpublished play

A.K. Chesterton, 'Leopard Valley', unpublished play
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. d. 1276
Extents: 80 Leaves
Dates: [1944]
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Amended typescript by Peter Bladen, 'The Septangle. A Poetical Symposium'

Amended typescript by Peter Bladen, 'The Septangle. A Poetical Symposium', completed
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 2571/1-3
Extents: 402 Leaves
Dates: 1991
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Amended typescript of Paddington Goes to Town by Michael Bond

Amended typescript of Paddington Goes to Town by Michael Bond, c.1968.
Shelfmark: MS. 22073
Extents: 1 box (2 folders)
Dates: Majority of material found within c.1968-1997; c.1968
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Andrés Lamas, Rivadavia

Andrés Lamas, Rivadavia
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. d. 474
Extents: 307 Leaves
Dates: 1950's
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The annual Bodleian Latin Speech

The annual Bodleian Latin Speech
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Oxon d. 57
Extents: 17 Leaves
Dates: Written in A.D. 1901 by J. G. C. Anderson
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The Annual Latin Bodleian Orations delivered at the Visitation of the Library in November in the years 1879-89

The Annual Latin Bodleian Orations delivered at the Visitation of the Library in November in the years 1879-89
Shelfmark: MS. Add. A. 225
Extents: 150 Leaves
Dates: Written in A.D. 1879-1902
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'Archbishop Winchelsey and the episcopate' by H. R. Leech (Kington-Oliphant Prize essay, 1946)

'Archbishop Winchelsey and the episcopate' by H. R. Leech (Kington-Oliphant Prize essay, 1946).
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 379
Extents: 33 Leaves
Dates: 1946
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Archive of A. Maud Bodkin

Archive of A. Maud Bodkin
Extents: 0.21 linear metres (3 boxes)
Dates: 1928-1967
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Archive of A.B. Poynton

Archive of Arthur Blackburne Poynton (1867-1944).
Extents: 0.16 linear metres (2 boxes)
Dates: 20th century
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Archive of A.C. Clark

Archive of Albert Curtis Clark (1859-1937).
Extents: 0.71 linear metres (13 boxes)
Dates: 18th-20th cent.
Collection

Archive of (Arthur) St. John Adcock

Archive of (Arthur) St. John Adcock
Extents: 4.03 linear metres (71 boxes)
Dates: 19th-20th century
Collection

Archive of Arturo and Ilsa Barea

Correspondence and papers of Arturo and Ilsa Barea.
Extents: 8.0 linear metres (56 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1900-2018, bulk c. 1930-1970
Collection

Archive of Barbara Mary Crampton Pym

Papers of Barbara Mary Crampton Pym (1913-80), novelist.
Extents: 11 linear metres (178 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1913-1980
Collection

Archive of Bruce Montgomery 'Edmund Crispin'

Archive of Bruce Montgomery, (1921-1978), detective novelist writing under the pseudonym of Edmund Crispin, and composer in his own name.
Extents: 28.5 linear metres (187 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1921-78
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Archive of C. Day-Lewis [pseudonym Nicholas Blake] and his wife Jill Balcon

The archive of the poet and novelist C. Day-Lewis [pseudonym Nicholas Blake] (1904-1972) and his wife, the actress Jill Balcon (1925-2009).
Extents: 9.3 linear metres (66 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1928-2009; 1778-2009
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Archive of (Charles) Bruce Chatwin

Papers of (Charles) Bruce Chatwin (1940-1989), writer.
Extents: 18.92 linear metres (175 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1963-1989

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20th century 499
Literature 254
English literature -- 20th century 115
English literature 72
19th century 64
Letters 59
Poetry 53
Humanities 29
Literature -- 20th century 27
Poets 27
21st century 26
English poetry -- 20th century 22
English Literature 21
Authors -- 20th century 17
Poems 17
Children's literature 14
Playwriting -- Drama 14
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Manuscripts 12
Religion 12
Correspondence 11
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18th century 10
English literature -- 19th century 10
Classical literature 9
Essays 8
Lectures and lecturing 8
Literature -- Translations 8
Novelists 8
17th century 7
Literary criticism 7
16th century 6
Authors -- 19th century 6
Biography 6
War poetry 6
Women authors, English -- 20th century 6
Authors, English -- 20th century 5
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Academic writing 4
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German literature 4
Germany 4
Greek literature 4
Poets, English -- 20th century -- Correspondence 4
Publishers and publishing 4
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Theater -- England 4
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Anthropology 3
Art, British -- 20th century 3
Autobiography 3
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Bodleian Library 3
Cricket 3
Dissertations, Academic 3
England -- Television and Film -- 20th century 3
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English poetry -- Women authors 3
Ireland 3
Oxford (England) 3
Poets -- 20th century 3
Radio broadcasting -- Great Britain 3
Scholars 3
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Art, British -- 20th century -- Exhibitions 2
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Indexed names
Lewis | Clive Staples | 1898-1963 | writer 49
Auden | Wystan Hugh | 1907-1973 | poet and writer 12
Tolkien | John Ronald Reuel | 1892-1973 | philologist and author 10
Blunden | Edmund Charles | 1896-1974 | poet 9
Larkin | Philip Arthur | 1922-1985 | poet 8
Williams | Charles | 1886-1945 | author 7
Bridges | Robert Seymour | 1844-1930 | Poet Laureate 5
Cary | Arthur Joyce Lunel | 1888-1957 | Author 5
Lawrence | Thomas Edward | 1888-1935 | intelligence officer and author 5
Lawrence | Thomas Edward | 1888-1935 | known as Lawrence of Arabia | soldier, author 5
Masefield | John Edward | 1878-1967 | poet and novelist 5
Pym | Barbara Mary Crampton | 1913-1980 | Novelist 5
University of Oxford 5
Benson | Edward Frederic | 1867-1940 | Author 4
Coghill | Nevill Henry Kendal Aylmer | 1899-1980 | literary historian 4
Dodds | Eric Robertson | 1893-1979 | classical scholar 4
Dodgson | Edward Spencer | 1857-1922 | Bascologist 4
Grahame | Kenneth | 1859-1932 | writer and secretary of the Bank of England 4
Greene | Henry Graham | 1904-1991 | novelist 4
MacNeice | Frederick Louis | 1907-1963 | poet and playwright 4
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Mare | Walter John de la | 1873-1956 | author and poet 4
Sayers | Dorothy Leigh | 1893-1957 | playwright, author and humanist 4
Spender | Sir | Stephen Harold | 1909-1995 | Knight | poet 4
Amis | Sir | Kingsley William | 1922-1995 | Knight | novelist and literary critic 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
Hooper | Walter McGehee | 1931-2020 | literary advisor 3
Lambert | Catherine | nee Read | b. 1918 | vocal coach 3
Lambert | Jack Walter | 1917-1985 | literary critic and editor 3
Lewis| Clive Staples | 1898-1963 | writer 3
Murdoch | Dame | Iris | 1919-1999 | novelist and philosopher 3
Pitter | Ruth | 1897-1992 | poet 3
Poynton | Arthur Blackburne | 1867-1944 | Greek scholar 3
Wain | John Barrington | 1925-1994 | writer and poet 3
Aldiss | Brian Wilson | 1925-2017 | writer 2
Aldwinkle | Stella | fl 1954 2
Alighieri | Dante | 1265-1321 | poet 2
Barfield | Owen | 1898-1997 | author and poet 2
Beddoes | Thomas Lovell | 1803-1849 | poet and physiologist 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
Bridges | Mary Monica | 1863-1949 | née Waterhouse | wife of Robert Bridges 2
Bridges | Robert Seymour | 1844-1930 | poet laureate 2
Coles | Jenny | nee Joseph | 1932-2018 | writer 2
Cornwell | David John Moore | 1931-2020 | writer, pseudonym John le Carré 2
Deneke | Helena Clara | 1878-1973 | German scholar 2
Dodds | Annie Edwards | 1886/7–1973 | née Powell | lecturer in English at Reading University 2
Gibson | Wilfrid Wilson | 1878-1962 | Georgian poet 2
Gosse | Sir | Edmund William | 1849-1928 | Knight | poet, biographer and literary critic 2
Grahame (née Thomson) | Elspeth | 1862–1946 2
Grahame | Elspeth S | 1862-1946 2
Greene | Vivien | 1904-2003 | collector 2
Hardie | Frank Martin | fl. 1926-1977 | author 2
Heaney | Seamus | 1939-2013 | Poet and Lecturer 2
Henrey | Madeleine (Mrs Robert Henrey) | 13 Aug. 1906–25 April 2004 | authoress 2
Hermogenes | 161-180 | of Tarsus, Greek rhetorician 2
Hewitt | William Graily | 1864-1952 | Novelist and calligrapher 2
Jennings | Elizabeth Joan | 1926-2001 | poet 2
Kennedy | Ludovic Henry Coverley | b 1919 | Writer and Broadcaster 2
Lewis | Cecil | Day- | 1904-1972 | poet and novelist 2
Montgomery | Robert Bruce | 1921-1978 | Composer and writer as Edmund Crispin 2
Moore | Edward | 1835-1916 | Principal of St. Edmund Hall, Oxford 2
Needham | Rodney | 1923-2006 | Anthropologist 2
Newman | John Henry | 1801-1890 | theologian and cardinal 2
Oxford University Writers' Club. 2
Sassoon | Siegfried | 1886-1967 | poet 2
Shakespeare | William | 1564-1616 | Dramatist 2
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
Spender | Natasha | 1919-2010 | née Litvin | concert pianist 2
Stallworthy | Jon (Howie) | 1935-2014 | poet and literary critic 2
Streatfeild | Mary Noel | 1895-1986 | author 2
Swinburne | Algernon Charles | 1837-1909 | poet 2
Trollope | Anthony | 1815-1882 | novelist 2
Wells | Herbert George | 1866-1946 | novelist 2
Wordsworth | Christopher | fl. 1910 2
de la Mare | Walter | 1873-1956 | author and poet 2
Abbo of Fleury | ? 945-1004 | French monk 1
Abbott | Claude Colleer |17 April 1889–17 Sept. 1971 | Professor of English Language and Literature in the University of Durham, 1932–54, Emeritus Professor, 1954 1
Acland | Sarah Angelina | 1849-1930 | Fellow of Royal Photographic Society and Royal Society of Arts 1
Adams | Richard George | 1920-2016 | Author 1
Adcock | Arthur St John | 1864-1930 | Novelist 1
Adcock | Marion L | fl 1879-1890 1
Algarotti | Francesco | 1712-1764 | Poet and scholar 1
Amis | Martin Louis | b 1949 | author 1
Anderson | J G C | fl 1901 1
Aristotle | 384-322 BC | Greek philosopher 1
Armiger | Miles Christian | fl. 20th century 1
Ashbaugh | Dennis | 1946- | Artist 1
Aubrey | John | 1626-1697 | antiquary and biographer 1
Ault | Norman | 1880-1950 | Author and Artist 1
Austen | Jane | 1775-1817 | Novelist 1
Balcon | Jill Angela Henriette | 1925-2009 | actress and broadcaster 1
Balliol | John | 1249-1314 | King of Scots 1292-1296 1
Barea | Ilsa | 1902-1973 | nee Pollak | Austrian writer and translator 1
Bayley | John Oliver | 1925-2015 | literary critic and novelist 1
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Language
English 488
French 16
German 13
Latin 12
Italian 8
Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 7
Spanish; Castilian 5
Dutch; Flemish 4
Danish 3
Russian 3
Basque 2
Chinese 2
Czech 2
Greek, Modern (1453-) 2
Japanese 2
Polish 2
Welsh 2
Afrikaans 1
Finnish 1
Hebrew 1