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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
Collection

Academic papers of Albinia C. de la Mare

Academic papers of Albinia C. de la Mare (1932-2001), librarian and palaeographer
Extents: 32.1 Linear metres (292 boxes)
Dates: 1930-2007
Collection

Additional papers of Bruce Chatwin

Additional papers of (Charles) Bruce Chatwin (1940-1989), writer
Extents: 5.16 Linear metres (36 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1957-1989; [c. 1895-c. 2017]. Bulk c. 1957-c. 1989
Collection

Additional Papers of William Gilpin

Additional Papers of William Gilpin (1724-1804), and of his son William Gilpin (1757-1848).
Extents: 25 boxes (1.73 linear metres)
Dates: 1749-1825
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 As far as it has been possible to establish, her own verses are unpublished.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 Annette M.B. Meakin

Archive of Annette M.B. Meakin
Extents: 0.10 Linear metres (2 boxes)
Dates: 1920-1938
Collection

Archive of Anthony Trollope

Archive of Anthony Trollope, 1815-1882
Extents: 0.33 Linear metres (3 boxes)
Dates: 1815-1882
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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 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 Edward Bensly

Archive of Edward Bensly
Extents: 0.47 Linear metres (7 boxes)
Dates: 1882-1936
Collection

Archive of Edward John Thompson

Catalogue of the papers of Edward John Thompson.
Extents: 18.0 Linear metres (182 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1886-1946
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
Collection

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

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20th century 100
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Authors 56
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18th century 31
Authors, Classical 25
17th century 21
Humanities 18
Poetry 18
English literature 16
English literature -- 20th century 15
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English poetry -- Women authors 14
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Authors -- 18th century 5
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Indexed names
Pitter | Ruth | 1897-1992 | poet 5
Lawrence | Thomas Edward | 1888-1935 | Soldier, Author, and Archaeologist known as Lawrence of Arabia 4
Lewis | Clive Staples | 1898-1963 | writer 4
University of Oxford 4
Cary | Arthur Joyce Lunel | 1888-1957 | Author 3
Spalding | Philip Anthony | 1911-1989 | writer 3
Tullius Cicero | Marcus | 106-43 BC | Roman orator and statesman 3
Aristotle | 384-322 BC | Greek philosopher 2
Daryush | Elizabeth | 1887-1977 | née Bridges | poet 2
Eddison | Eric Rucker | 1882-1945 | Author 2
Flaccus | Quintus Horatius | c 65-8 BC | Roman poet known as Horace 2
Flecker | Herman James Elroy | 1884-1915 | poet and playwright 2
Grahame | Elspeth S | 1862-1946 2
Jenkins | Margaret Elizabeth Heald | 1905-2010 | novelist and biographer 2
Johnson | Samuel | 1709-1784 | Author and lexicographer 2
Malone | Edmond | 1741-1812 | literary scholar and biographer 2
Mare | Walter John de la | 1873-1956 | author and poet 2
Pym | Barbara Mary Crampton | 1913-1980 | Novelist 2
Rolfe | Frederick William | 1860-1913 | Author 'baron Corvo' 2
Shelley | Mary Wollstonecraft | 1797-1851 | née Godwin | writer 2
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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
University of Cambridge 2
Adcock | Arthur St John | 1864-1930 | Novelist 1
Adcock | Marion L | fl 1879-1890 1
Aldiss | Brian Wilson | 1925-2017 | writer 1
Amand | James St | 1687-1754 | Antiquary 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
Bailey | Hilary | 1936-2017 | writer, critic and editor 1
Bandinel | Bulkeley | 1781-1861 | Bodley's Librarian 1
Baynes | Emma Katherine | fl 1862-1935 1
Baynes | Norman Hepburn | 1877-1961 | historian 1
Beaumont | fl 1688-1730 | Nonconformist 1
Beckford | William | 1760-1844 | Author, MP, and Art Collector 1
Beckford | William | 1760-1844 | author, MP, art collector 1
Beddoes | Thomas Lovell | 1803-1849 | poet and physiologist 1
Beddoes | Thomas | 1760-1808 | physician and writer 1
Bennett | Alan | b. 1934 | British playwright | screenwriter, actor, and author 1
Bensly | Edward Von Blomberg | 1863-1939 | English Scholar 1
Benson | Edward Frederic | 1867-1940 | Author 1
Benson | Edward Frederic | 1867-1940 | novelist 1
Bentley | Edmund Clerihew | 1875-1956 | Writer 1
Bishop | Elizabeth | b 1763 | nee Wollstonecraft 1
Blaker | Richard Sidney | 1893-1940 | Author 1
Blaker | Richard Sidney | 1893-1940 | author 1
Bligh | Eric Walter | fl 1889-1965 | bookseller and writer 1
Blome | Richard | bap. 1635, d. 1705 | Cartographer and bookseller 1
Blunt | Wilfrid Scawen | 1840-1922 | poet and writer 1
Bodkin | Amy Maud | 1875-1967 | Author and Literary Critic 1
Bodleian Library 1
Bodleian Library | University of Oxford 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
Bowen | Elizabeth Dorothea Cole | 1899-1973 | afterwards Cameron | novelist 1
Bracton | Henry de | c 1210-1268 | Judge, Chancellor of Exeter Cathedral 1
Bradby | Eliza Dorothy | 1861-1927 | Author 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
Broukhusius | Janus | fl 1561 1
Brown | Edna | fl 1935-6 | nee Young | wife of Philip Anthony Spalding 1
Brunner | John Kilian Houston | 1934-1995 | science-fiction writer 1
Bulstrode | Sir | Richard | 1617-1711 | Diplomat and writer 1
Burges | George | 1786-1864 | classical scholar 1
Burton | Robert | 1577-1640 | Author 1
Cameron | Julia Margaret | 1815-1879 | photographer 1
Candler | Sarah | 1790-1816 | poet 1
Cannan | May Wedderburn | 1893-1973 | poet and writer 1
Cape | Herbert Jonathan | 1879-1960 | Publisher 1
Caravella | Johannes | fl. 1730-1770 | classical scholar 1
Chatwin | Charles Bruce | 1940-1989 | Writer 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
Cobb | Richard Charles | 1917-1996 | historian 1
Conrad | Joseph | 1857-1924 | novelist 1
Conybeare | John Josias | 1779-1824 | Geologist 1
Cooper | Edith Emma | 1862-1913 | poet and dramatist called Isa Leigh and shared pseudonym with Katherine Bradley as Michael Field 1
Cornwell | David John Moore | 1931-2020 | writer, pseudonym John le Carré 1
Cradock | Joseph | 1742-1826 | author 1
Crespigny | Caroline de | 1798-1861 | poet 1
D'Israeli | Isaac | 1766-1848 | Author 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
Disraeli | Benjamin | 1804-1881 | Earl of Beaconsfield | statesman 1
Disraeli | Mary Anne | 1792-1872 | nee Evans | 1st Viscountess Beaconsfield | wife of Benjamin Disraeli Earl of Beaconsfield 1
Dougall | Lily | 1858-1923 | novelist and religious author 1
Douglas | Alfred Bruce | 1870-1945 | Lord | Poet 1
Drew | Samuel | 1765-1833 | Metaphysical writer 1
Drummond | William | 1585-1649 | Poet 1
Ducarel | Andrew Coltee | 1713-1785 | Antiquary 1
EP Dutton & Co | New York | publishers 1
Edgeworth | Maria | 1768-1849 | novelist and children's writer 1
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Language
English 153
Latin 26
French 12
German 10
Italian 8
Greek, Modern (1453-) 5
Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 4
Spanish; Castilian 4
Danish 3
Dutch; Flemish 3
Catalan; Valencian 2
Czech 2
Hebrew 2
Norwegian 2
Polish 2
Portuguese 2
Russian 2
Welsh 2
Afrikaans 1
English, Old (ca.450-1100) 1