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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
Single Item

Album of manuscript verse by Caroline de Crespigny, Thomas Medwin and other contemporary English and German poets, with some original drawings and watercolours

Caroline de Crespigny’s album is made up predominantly of original autograph verse by herself, Thomas Medwin and the German poets they encountered and translated. Tipped in, pinned or loosely inserted are also original drawings and watercolours, together with cut-outs and press cuttings, and one music manuscript. As far as it has been possible to establish, her own verses are unpublished. A number of other pieces remain unidentified.
Shelfmark: MS. 11916
Extents: 1.0 volume
Dates: 1838-1861, n.d.
Single Item

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
Collection

Archive of A. Maud Bodkin

Archive of A. Maud Bodkin
Extents: 0.21 Linear metres (3 boxes)
Dates: 1928-1967
Collection

Archive of Anne Ridler and Vivian Ridler

Correspondence and papers of the poet and writer Anne Ridler (1912-2001) and her husband Vivian Ridler (1913-2009), printer to the Oxford University Press and founder of Perpetua Press.
Extents: 5.596 Linear metres (81 boxes)
Dates: 1836-2011, n.d.; Majority of material found within 1927 - 2011
Collection

Archive of (Arthur) St. John Adcock

Archive of (Arthur) St. John Adcock
Extents: 4.03 Linear metres (71 boxes)
Dates: 19th-20th century
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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 Clara Sophie Deneke

Archive of Clara Sophie Deneke
Extents: 1.70 Linear metres (22 boxes)
Dates: 1882-1969
Collection

Archive of Edmund Clerihew Bentley

Archive of Edmund Clerihew Bentley
Extents: 2.11 Linear metres (29 boxes)
Dates: 1890-1955
Collection

Archive of Enid Starkie

Archive of Enid Starkie, literary critic, author and fellow of Somerville College, Oxford.
Extents: 6.55 Linear metres (95 boxes)
Dates: 1879-1985, n.d.
Collection

Archive of E.R. Eddison

Archive of E.R. Eddison
Extents: 1.13 Linear metres (13 boxes)
Dates: 1892-1958
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Archive of Ethel Sidgwick

Archive of Ethel Sidgwick
Extents: 1.28 Linear metres (16 boxes)
Dates: 1876-1960
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Archive of Falconer Madan relating to Manuscripts of Vergil

Archive of Falconer Madan relating to Manuscripts of Vergil.
Extents: 0.10 Linear metres (2 boxes)
Dates: 1876-80
Collection

Archive of Franz Kafka

Papers of Franz Kafka (1883-1924) comprising diaries and literary notebooks, with some loose fragments, correspondence and photographs, 1882-1924, and some family papers to 1940. Predominantly in German, some correspondence in Czech and vocabularies in Hebrew. Drawings by Kafka are also present.
Extents: 6.05 Linear metres (55 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: [1882]-1940, n.d.
Collection

Archive of Joanna Trollope

Archive of Joanna Trollope (born 1943), writer, including literary and personal papers, [1908]-2019.
Extents: 5.26 Linear metres (109 boxes)
Dates: [1908]-2019; Majority of material found within 1952-2019
Collection

Archive of John Hungerford Pollen and the Pollen Family

The archive of John Hungerford Pollen (1820-1902), decorative artist and Roman Catholic convert, and the Pollen family, 1828-2017.
Extents: 6.0 Linear metres (44 boxes; 2 digital shelfmarks)
Dates: 1828-2017
Collection

Archive of Kenneth Grahame

Archive of Kenneth Grahame
Extents: 2.27 Linear metres (37 boxes)
Dates: 19th-20th century
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Archive of Leonard Green

Literary and other papers of Leonard Green (fl. 1906-1957).
Extents: 0.55 Linear metres (5 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1906-57, n.d.
Collection

Archive of Lily Dougall

Papers of Lily Dougall (1858-1923), novelist and religious author, 1869-1926.
Extents: 6.86 Linear metres (18 boxes)
Dates: 1869-1926
Collection

Archive of Michael Sayers

Archive of Michael Sayers (1911-2010), writer
Extents: 12.45 Linear metres (88 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1878, c. 1922-2015

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20th century 46
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19th century 32
Authors 27
Authors -- 20th century 22
English literature 16
English literature -- 20th century 15
18th century 14
Authors, Classical 11
Humanities 11
Poetry 10
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English poetry -- 20th century 4
Authors, English -- 19th century 3
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Art, British -- 20th century -- Exhibitions 1
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Artists 1
Authors -- 18th century 1
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Indexed names
Lawrence | Thomas Edward | 1888-1935 | Soldier, Author, and Archaeologist known as Lawrence of Arabia 3
University of Oxford 3
Grahame | Elspeth S | 1862-1946 2
Lewis | Clive Staples | 1898-1963 | writer 2
Pitter | Ruth | 1897-1992 | poet 2
Pym | Barbara Mary Crampton | 1913-1980 | Novelist 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
Terentius Afer | Publius | ? 195 BC-? 159 BC | Roman comic dramatist 2
Adcock | Arthur St John | 1864-1930 | Novelist 1
Adcock | Marion L | fl 1879-1890 1
Arlott | (Leslie Thomas) John | 1914-1991 | writer and broadcaster 1
Askew | Anthony | 1722-1774 | Classical Scholar, Physician, and Collector of MSS and Books 1
Ault | Norman | 1880-1950 | Author and Artist 1
Austen | Cassandra Elizabeth | 1773–1845 | sister of Jane Austen 1
Austen | Jane | 1775-1817 | Novelist 1
Bandinel | Bulkeley | 1781-1861 | Bodley's Librarian 1
Beaumont | fl 1688-1730 | Nonconformist 1
Beckford | William | 1760-1844 | author, MP, art collector 1
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Beddoes | Thomas Lovell | 1803-1849 | poet and physiologist 1
Beddoes | Thomas | 1760-1808 | physician and writer 1
Benson | Edward Frederic | 1867-1940 | Author 1
Bentley | Edmund Clerihew | 1875-1956 | Writer 1
Bishop | Elizabeth | b 1763 | nee Wollstonecraft 1
Blaker | Richard Sidney | 1893-1940 | Author 1
Blunt | Wilfrid Scawen | 1840-1922 | poet and writer 1
Bodkin | Amy Maud | 1875-1967 | Author and Literary Critic 1
Bodleian Library 1
Bond | (Thomas) Michael | 1926-2017 | author 1
Bone | Lady | Gertrude Helena | 1876-1962 | née Dodd | writer 1
Bone | Sir | Muirhead | 1876-1953 | printmaker and draughtsman 1
Bracton | Henry de | c 1210-1268 | Judge, Chancellor of Exeter Cathedral 1
Bridges | Robert Seymour | 1844-1930 | Poet Laureate 1
Burges | George | 1786-1864 | classical scholar 1
Cameron | Julia Margaret | 1815-1879 | photographer 1
Cape | Herbert Jonathan | 1879-1960 | Publisher 1
Caravella | Johannes | fl. 1730-1770 | classical scholar 1
Cary | Arthur Joyce Lunel | 1888-1957 | Author 1
Chaucer | Geoffrey | c 1340-1400 | Poet 1
Church of England | Diocese of London | Consistory Court 1
Church | Richard Thomas | 1893-1972 | poet and writer 1
Conrad | Joseph | 1857-1924 | novelist 1
Cornwell | David John Moore | 1931-2020 | writer, pseudonym John le Carré 1
Crespigny | Caroline de | 1798-1861 | poet 1
David | Ottilie | b. 1892 1
Deneke | Clara Sophie | 1847-1933 | Author 1
Deneke | Helena Clara | 1878-1973 | German scholar 1
Deneke | Margaret Clara Adele | 1882-1969 | Author and Musicologist 1
Dougall | Lily | 1858-1923 | novelist and religious author 1
EP Dutton & Co | New York | publishers 1
Eddison | Eric Rucker | 1882-1945 | Author 1
Edgeworth | Maria | 1768-1849 | novelist and children's writer 1
England and Wales | Exchequer 1
England and Wales | Royal Navy 1
Eton College 1
Fitzwilliams | John | fl 1600-1699 | Nonjuror 1
Flecker | Herman James Elroy | 1884-1915 | poet and playwright 1
Fleming | Robert | ? 1660-1716 | Presbyterian Minister 1
French Protestant Church 1
Gellhorn | 1908-1998| American novelist and journalist 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
Gordimer | Nadine | 1923-2014 | writer 1
Gough | Richard | 1735-1809 | antiquary 1
Grahame | Kenneth | 1859-1932 | Author and Secretary of the Bank of England 1
Grahame | Kenneth | 1859-1932 | writer and secretary of the Bank of England 1
Green | Leonard | fl 1906-1957 1
Grenville | Denis | 1637-1703 | Jacobite Archbishop of York | also known as Denis Granville 1
Griffith | Llewelyn Wyn | 1890-1977 | writer and broadcaster 1
Gronovius | Jacobus | 1645-1716 | classical scholar 1
Gunning | Peter | 1614-1684 | Bishop of Ely 1
Gutch | John | 1746-1831 | clergyman, antiquary, Registrar of Oxford University 1
Haggard | Sir | (Henry) Rider | 1856-1925 | novelist 1
Hamilton | Sir | George Rostrevor | 1888-1967 | Knight, Poet, Writer, and Civil Servant 1
Harvey | Henry Stanley | 1911-1995 1
Hawes | Samuel | fl 1694-1700 | Nonjuror 1
Hearne | Thomas | 1678-1735 | Antiquary and Nonjuror 1
Heber | Richard | 1773-1833 | MP, Book Collector, and Classical Scholar 1
Hemingway | Ernest Miller |21 July 1899–2 July 1961 | writer and war correspondent 1
Hilton | George Arthur | 1921-2007 1
Holland | Vyvyan Beresford | 1886-1967 | author and translator 1
Holman | William | d 1730 | Essex Antiquary Congregational Minister 1
Hopkins | Florence | 20th century author from Philadelphia, USA 1
Hubbard | Rose E. | fl.1907-1917 1
Jenkins | Margaret Elizabeth Heald | 1905-2010 | novelist and biographer 1
Johnson | Jane | 1798-1884 | nee Cleveland | x Williams | x Hogg 1
Johnson | Samuel | 1709-1784 | Author and lexicographer 1
Jones | Walter David Michael | 1895–1974 | painter and poet 1
Joseph | Jenny | 1932-2018 | writer, lecturer and reader 1
Kafka | Franz | 1883-1924 | Writer 1
Khan | Sir | Shafaat Ahmad | c. 1893-1948 | Author 1
L'Estrange | Hamon | 1605-1660 | theologian and historian 1
Lewis | John | c 1700-1799 | Minister of Margate 1
Liddell | John Robert | 1908-1992 | author 1
Livius | Titus | ? 59 BC-AD 17 | Roman historian 1
Locke | John | 1632-1704 | philospher 1
Madan | Falconer | 1851-1935 | Bodley's Librarian, palaeographer and bibliographer 1
Mandeville | Sir | John | d 1372 | travel writer 1
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Language
English 70
Latin 12
French 11
German 10
Italian 7
Spanish; Castilian 4
Danish 3
Dutch; Flemish 3
Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 3
Greek, Modern (1453-) 3
Catalan; Valencian 2
Czech 2
Hebrew 2
Norwegian 2
Polish 2
Russian 2
Welsh 2
Afrikaans 1
English, Old (ca.450-1100) 1
Arabic 1