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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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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 As far as it has been possible to establish, her own verses are unpublished.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.
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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 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.
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Archive of 'Michael Field'

Archive of 'Michael Field'
Extents: 10.53 Linear metres (207 boxes)
Dates: 1832-1970
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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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Archive of Ursula Roberts (Susan Miles)

Archive of Ursula Roberts (Susan Miles)
Extents: 1.32 Linear metres (12 boxes)
Dates: 1912-1969
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Collections of Sir Hugh Walpole

A collection made by Sir Hugh Walpole of manuscripts and letters of writers and artists of the late 19th and early 20th century.
Extents: 5.08 Linear metres (62 boxes)
Dates: 19th-20th century
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Corrected copy by George Stubbes of his work 'The laurel and the olive'

Corrected copy by George Stubbes of his work 'The laurel and the olive'
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. poet. c. 19
Extents: 9 Leaves
Dates: 1710
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Drawing of Ruth Pitter by Sir William Rothenstein

Drawing of Ruth Pitter by Sir William Rothenstein, c.1938.
Shelfmark: MS. 18649
Extents: 1 box
Dates: c.1938
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Fair typescript draft of Persephone by Jenny Joseph

Fair typescript draft of Persephone by Jenny Joseph, c.1986.
Shelfmark: MS. 21785
Extents: 1 box
Dates: c.1986
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Latin translation of some of Plutarch's Lives by Edward Pococke

Latin translation of some of Plutarch's Lives (Theseus and Romulus; Lycurgus and Numa; Solon and Publicola) by Edward Pococke.
Shelfmark: MS. Lat. class. e. 22
Extents: 40 Leaves
Dates: 1592/1593
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Letter from John Wain to Constantine Trypanis

Letter from John Wain to Constantine Trypanis
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 8418, fol. 121
Extents: 1 leaf
Dates: 18 Dec 1958
Single Item

Letters from Elizabeth Jenkins to A.L. Rowse

Letters from Elizabeth Jenkins to A.L. Rowse, 1960-1993.
Shelfmark: MS. 12052
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1960-1993
Single Item

Letters from Ruth Pitter to Lieutenant Colonel 'Gil' Belcher

Letters from Ruth Pitter to Lieutenant Colonel 'Gil' Belcher, 1977-1980.
Shelfmark: MS. 17200
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1977-1980
Collection

Letters from Walter de la Mare to Martin Christopher Johnson

Letters from Walter de la Mare to Martin Christopher Johnson, 1940-55.
Extents: 0.2 Linear metres (2 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1940-55
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Letters of Ruth Pitter and other papers

Letters of Ruth Pitter and other papers, 1954-1981.
Shelfmark: MS. 16954
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1954-1981
Collection

Literary Manuscripts and Correspondence of James Elroy Flecker

Literary manuscripts and correspondence of James Elroy Flecker, 1902-1951.
Extents: 0.77 Linear metres (5 boxes)
Dates: 1902-1951
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Literary papers of James Elroy Flecker

Literary papers of James Elroy Flecker
Extents: 1.85 Linear metres (19 boxes)
Dates: 1898-1915
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Montagu Manuscripts

Manuscripts collected by Captain Montagu, 15th-19th century.
Extents: 3.52 Linear metres (62 boxes)
Dates: 15th-19th century

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English poetry -- Women authors 15
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Abolitionists | Great Britain 1
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Austen -- Jane -- 1775-1817 1
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English poetry -- 21st century 1
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Illumination of books and manuscripts 1
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Indexed names
Pitter | Ruth | 1897-1992 | poet 5
Daryush | Elizabeth | 1887-1977 | née Bridges | poet 2
Flecker | Herman James Elroy | 1884-1915 | poet and playwright 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
Wain | John Barrington | 1925-1994 | writer and poet 2
Beaumont | fl 1688-1730 | Nonconformist 1
Bishop | Elizabeth | b 1763 | nee Wollstonecraft 1
Bracton | Henry de | c 1210-1268 | Judge, Chancellor of Exeter Cathedral 1
Bradley | Katherine Harris | 1846-1914 | Poet and Dramatist called Arran Leigh also shared pseudonym with Edith Emma Cooper, Michael Field 1
Bridges | Robert Seymour | 1844-1930 | Poet Laureate 1
Candler | Sarah | 1790-1816 | poet 1
Cannan | May Wedderburn | 1893-1973 | poet and writer 1
Chaucer | Geoffrey | c 1340-1400 | Poet 1
Church of England | Diocese of London | Consistory Court 1
Cooper | Edith Emma | 1862-1913 | poet and dramatist called Isa Leigh and shared pseudonym with Katherine Bradley as Michael Field 1
Crespigny | Caroline de | 1798-1861 | poet 1
Douglas | Alfred Bruce | 1870-1945 | Lord | Poet 1
England and Wales | Exchequer 1
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England and Wales | Royal Navy 1
Eton College 1
Field | Michael | fl 1871-1911 | see Bradley Katherine Harris 1
Fitzwilliams | John | fl 1600-1699 | Nonjuror 1
Fleming | Robert | ? 1660-1716 | Presbyterian Minister 1
French Protestant Church 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
Grenville | Denis | 1637-1703 | Jacobite Archbishop of York | also known as Denis Granville 1
Gronovius | Jacobus | 1645-1716 | classical scholar 1
Gunning | Peter | 1614-1684 | Bishop of Ely 1
Hawes | Samuel | fl 1694-1700 | Nonjuror 1
Hearne | Thomas | 1678-1735 | Antiquary and Nonjuror 1
Holland | Vyvyan Beresford | 1886-1967 | author and translator 1
Holman | William | d 1730 | Essex Antiquary Congregational Minister 1
Jenkins | Margaret Elizabeth Heald | 1905-2010 | novelist and biographer 1
Jennings | Elizabeth Joan | 1926-2001 | poet 1
Johnson | Jane | 1798-1884 | nee Cleveland | x Williams | x Hogg 1
Johnson | Martin Christopher | 1896-1984 | scientist 1
Joseph | Jenny | 1932-2018 | writer, lecturer and reader 1
L'Estrange | Hamon | 1605-1660 | theologian and historian 1
Lane | John | 1854-1925 | Publisher 1
Le Gallienne | Richard Thomas | 1866-1947 | Poet and Essayist 1
Lewis | John | c 1700-1799 | Minister of Margate 1
Livius | Titus | ? 59 BC-AD 17 | Roman historian 1
Locke | John | 1632-1704 | philospher 1
Mandeville | Sir | John | d 1372 | travel writer 1
Mare | Walter John de la | 1873-1956 | author and poet 1
Medwin | Thomas | 1788-1869 | biographer of P.B. Shelley 1
Meyerstein | Edward Harry William | 1889-1952 | Poet and Author 1
Miles | Susan | 1887-1975 | see Roberts Ursula 1
Montagu | Montagu | 1787-1863 | Captain RN, Author, and Autograph Collector 1
Nedam | James | fl 1532-1543 | Royal Surveyor of Works 1
Neve | John Le | 1679-1741 | Antiquary 1
Ovidius Naso | Publius | 43 BC-AD 17 | Roman poet 1
Pepys | Samuel | 1633-1703 | MP, Diarist, Public Servant, Antiquary 1
Phillips | Stephen | 1864-1915 | Poet and Dramatist 1
Plutarch | c.46–c.119 | philosopher, biographer, essayist, and priest 1
Pococke | Edward | d. 1636 | clergyman and Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford. 1
Poe | Edgar Allan | 1809-1849 | American writer and poet 1
Price | Daniel | fl 1685-1706 | Dean of St Asaph 1
Rawlinson | Richard | 1690-1755 | Antiquary and Nonjuror 1
Ridler | Anne Barbara | 1912-2001 | née Bradby | poet and writer 1
Ridler | Vivian Hughes | 1913-2009 | printer, typographer and scholar 1
Roach | Richard | 1662-1730 | Anglican clergyman 1
Roberts | Ursula Wyllie | 1887-1975 | writer 1
Robinson | John | 1650-1723 | Bishop of London 1
Rolfe | Frederick William | 1860-1913 | Author 'baron Corvo' 1
Ross | Robert Baldwin | 1869-1918 | journalist and editor 1
Rothenstein | Sir | William | 1872-1945 | artist and art administrator 1
Rowse | Alfred Leslie | 1903-1997 | author and historian 1
Sallustius Crispus | Gaius | ? 86-? 34 BC | Roman historian 1
Samber | Robert | fl 1710-1729 | Poet 1
Sancroft | William | 1617-1693 | Archbishop of Canterbury 1
Sayers | Michael | 1911-2010 | writer 1
Sewell | M. | fl. 1820-1821 | of Chertsey 1
Shakespeare | William | 1564-1616 | Dramatist 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 | Thomas | 1638-1710 | Nonjuror Historian and Librarian 1
St Paul's Cathedral 1
Stanton | William | fl 1697-1704 1
Starkie | Enid | 1897-1970 | scholar 1
Stubbes | George | d. 1737 | Author 1
Swadlin | Thomas | 1600-1670 | Royalist divine 1
Symons | Albert James Alroy | 1900-1941 | Author and Bibliophile 1
Symons | Arthur William | 1865-1945 | Editor Critic and Poet 1
Terentius Afer | Publius | ? 195 BC-? 159 BC | Roman comic dramatist 1
Thurloe | John | 1616-1668 | Secretary to the Council of State 1
Trypanis | Constantine Athanasius | 1909-1993 | Classical scholar and poet 1
Tullius Cicero | Marcus | 106-43 BC | Roman orator and statesman 1
Turner | Francis | ? 1638-1700 | Bishop of Ely 1
Turner | Thomas | 1645-1714 | President of Corpus Christi College Oxford 1
University of Cambridge 1
University of Oxford 1
Walpole | Sir | Hugh Seymour | 1884-1941 | Knight | Novelist and Man of Letters 1
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Language
English 34
French 7
German 6
Latin 4
Italian 3
Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 2
Greek, Modern (1453-) 2
Spanish; Castilian 2
English, Old (ca.450-1100) 1
Arabic 1
Catalan; Valencian 1
Danish 1
Dutch; Flemish 1
Irish 1
Hebrew 1
Portuguese 1
Welsh 1