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Notebook of Sir Samuel Egerton Brydges, 'Vol. xxx 30 Oct. 1832', containing drafts and plans of work

Notebook of Sir Samuel Egerton Brydges, 'Vol. xxx 30 Oct. 1832', containing drafts and plans of work
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. d. 520
Extents: 64 Leaves
Dates: 30 Oct 1832-Apr 1833
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Papers of A.F. Gray

Typescript memoirs of A.F. Gray detailing his work as a Meteorological Officer in Northern Rhodesia / Zambia from 1951 to 1971.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.2322
Extents: 2 ff.
Dates: 1999
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Papers of James Stewart Smith

Smith's autobiography of service as an Administrative Officer in Cameroon and Eastern Nigeria (1924-1955) entitled "The Last Time", with related reports, papers and letters home.
Extents: 2 boxes
Dates: 1924-1955
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Part of the memoirs of Edmund Ludlow entitled A Voyce from the Watch Tower

Part of the memoirs of Edmund Ludlow entitled A Voyce from the Watch Tower, c.1674.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 487
Extents: 383 Leaves
Dates: c.1674
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Photocopied essays by Peggy Phyllis Campbell

Three essays by Peggy Campbell relating to her husband's administrative service in the Gold Coast (1936-1946). The essays are entitled "And the Bride wore Khaki Shorts!" (1939), "A thorn in the Flesh" (1941), and "My African Ghost" (1941). Photocopied typescript.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.2130
Extents: 13 ff.
Dates: 1939, 1941
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A printed copy of Robert Knox's Historical Relation of the Island Ceylon (Lond., 1681)

A printed copy of Robert Knox's Historical Relation of the Island Ceylon (Lond., 1681)
Shelfmark: MS. Rawl. Q. c. 15
Extents: 1 item
Dates: 1681
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Reminiscences of Major Francis L.G. Little

Four volumes of reminiscences of Major Francis L.G. Little, covering the years 1841-1908 (written 1911-1914).
Extents: 4 shelfmarks
Dates: 1911-1914
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Sir John Masterman Manuscript

Manuscript, in six note books, of On the Chariot Wheel (London and New York, 1975), Sir John Masterman's autobiography.
Extents: 6 shelfmarks
Dates: [c. 1975]
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Thomas Whythorne autobiography

Thomas Whythorne autobiography
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. c. 330
Extents: 92 Leaves
Dates: Late 16th century
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Typescript copy, 1909, of autobiographical notes of Tivadar Duka (1825-1908)

Typescript copy, 1909, of autobiographical notes of Tivadar Duka (1825-1908)
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. d. 114
Extents: 32 Leaves
Dates: 1909-1921
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Typescript memoir of Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy by his grandson Albrecht Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Typescript memoir of Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy by his grandson Albrecht Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. c. 858
Extents: 219 Leaves
Dates: Early 20th century
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Typescript memoirs of Elizabeth C. Galpin of Oxford

Typescript memoirs of Elizabeth C. Galpin of Oxford
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. c. 532
Extents: 221 Leaves
Dates: 1929-1948
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Typescript reminiscences of life in India, 1920-45, by R. C. Case

Typescript reminiscences of life in India, 1920-45, by R. C. Case
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. c. 534
Extents: 249 Leaves
Dates: 1920-1971
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Typescripts by Ellen Kathleen Fenning

Accounts by Ellen Kathleen Fenning of the consecration of the Anglican Cathedral at Entebbe (13th September 1919), and her impressions of the country and people while on safari with her husband, Captain G.E. Fenning (DSO), Assistant Director of Surveys in Uganda. Also 2 circular letters (1921), dealing with her domestic arrangements and the difficulties of child-care in Uganda. Typescript and photocopied typescript.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.2144
Extents: 64 Leaves
Dates: [1919-1921]
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Unpublished memoirs of Sir Charles Fernand Rey

Drafts and research notes for unpublished memoirs of Sir Charles Fernand Rey (1877-1968), civil servant.
Extents: 0.45 Linear metres (3 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: c.1947-1961
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Volume of Clarendon papers

Volume of Clarendon papers, 17th-19th century.
Shelfmark: MS. Clarendon 155
Extents: 89 Leaves
Dates: 17th-19th century

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Autobiography 41
20th century 35
19th century 16
18th century 11
Autobiographies 9
17th century 8
Literature 5
Diaries -- 19th century 3
Nigeria -- Officials and employees 3
Cameroon -- Officials and employees 2
Colonial administrators -- Nigeria 2
Diaries 2
Diaries -- 18th century 2
France 2
Ghana -- Description and travel 2
Ghana -- Officials and employees 2
History 2
Letters 2
Merchants -- Africa 2
Music 2
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Oxford (England) 2
16th century 1
Abyssinia | x Ethiopia 1
Accounts 1
Africa 1
Antiquarians 1
Artists 1
Autobiographies -- Ghana 1
Autobiographies -- Malawi 1
Autobiographies -- Uganda -- Entebbe 1
Autobiographies -- Zambia 1
Bechuanaland | British Protectorate | x Botswana 1
Cathedrals -- Uganda 1
China 1
Civil Service -- Uganda -- Colonies 1
Civil service -- Great Britain 1
Colonial administrators -- Cameroon 1
Colonial administrators -- Cameroon -- Autobiographies 1
Colonial administrators -- Nigeria -- Autobiographies 1
Colonial administrators -- Nigeria, Eastern -- Autobiographies 1
Colonial administrators' spouses -- Ghana 1
Colonial administrators' spouses -- Malawi 1
Colonial administrators' spouses -- Uganda 1
Correspondence 1
Diplomacy 1
English literature 1
English literature -- 20th century 1
Farmers -- Kenya 1
Genealogy 1
Germany 1
Great Britain -- Politics and government 1
Great Britain -- History 1
Great Britian -- Colonies -- Administration 1
Heraldry 1
Historians -- 19th century 1
India 1
Ipsden (England) 1
Ipsden (England) -- History 1
Ireland 1
Jameson's Raid, 1895-1896 1
Johannesburg (South Africa) -- Politics and government 1
Kenya 1
Keringet (Kenya) 1
Libraries -- Great Britain 1
Literature -- 20th century 1
Local history 1
Malawi -- Description and travel 1
Malawi -- Officials and employees 1
Manchester | Lancashire 1
Mau Narok (Kenya) 1
Meteorologists -- Zambia -- Biography 1
Meteorology -- Zambia 1
Mining engineers -- South Africa 1
Mount Elgon (Kenya) 1
New Zealand 1
Newnham Murren (England) 1
Nigeria, Eastern -- Officials and employees 1
North Stoke (Oxfordshire, England) 1
Oxfordshire (England) 1
Parishes -- England -- Oxfordshire 1
Physicians 1
Pioneers -- Kenya 1
Private secretaries 1
Religion 1
Sarawak -- Officials and employees 1
South Africa 1
Sri Lanka -- History -- 17th century 1
Theology 1
Uganda -- Description and travel 1
Uganda -- Officials and employees 1
Wallingford (England) -- Antiquities 1
Wallingford (England) -- History 1
Wills 1
World War, 1914-1918 1
Zambia -- Description and travel 1
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Indexed names
Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service 6
East African Trading Company 2
Markus | Otto | fl 1900-1949 | pioneer and trader in Africa 2
Old East African Trading Company 2
Acland | Sarah Angelina | 1849-1930 | Fellow of Royal Photographic Society and Royal Society of Arts 1
Atkinson | Michael C | b 1917 | Colonial Administrator 1
Backhouse | Edmund Trelawney | 1873-1944 | Sir | Knight, Historian, and Sinologist 1
Bartholdy | Jacob Ludwig Felix | Mendelssohn- | 1809-1847 | composer 1
Bayzand | William | 1808-1886 | janitor at the Radcliffe Camera, Oxford 1
Bird | Douglas R | fl 1950 | antiques dealer 1
Bodley | Sir | Thomas | 1545-1613 | Knight, diplomat and scholar, and the founder of the Bodleian Library 1
Brayne-Baker | John | 1905-1997 | Colonial Administrator 1
Bridges | Albert Francis B | fl 1921-1949 | Colonial Administrator 1
Brydges | Samuel Egerton | 1762-1837 | 13th Baron Chandos | Writer and genealogist 1
Bulwer-Lytton | Rosina Doyle | 1802-1882 | wife of 1st Baron Lytton | novelist 1
Campbell | Archibald | 1914-1994 | Colonial Administrator 1
Campbell | Peggy Phyllis | fl 1939-1941 | wife of Archibald Campbell Colonial Administrator 1
Carey (Cary) | Robert | 1560-1639 | Earl of Monmouth | Nobleman and courtier 1
Case | R. C | fl. 1920-1971 1
Coryndon | Sir | Robert Thorne | 1870-1925 | Knight | Colonial Administrator 1
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Davidson | Ann M | fl 1950-1963 | wife of Colonial Administrator 1
Davis | Florrie | b. 1892 1
Dresky | Oscar | von | fl 1900 | writer 1
Ducker | Thomas | b. 1782 | seaman 1
Duka | Tivadar (Theodore) | 1825-1908 | Hungarian army officer 1
Dutton | Eric Aldhelm Torlogh | 1895-1973 | Colonial Administrator 1
East India Company 1
Farrar | Sir | George Herbert | 1859-1915 | Baronet | businessman and politician 1
Fenning | Captain George Edward | fl 1919-1921 | Captain Colonial Civil Servant 1
Fenning | Ellen Kathleen | fl 1919-1921 | wife of Colonial Civil Servant 1
Fuller | William | c 1670-1733 | Imposter 1
Galpin | Elizabeth C | fl. 1929-1948 1
Giudice | Antonio del | 1657-1733 | Duke of Giovinazzo, prince of Cellamare | Spanish nobleman and diplomat 1
Gough | Richard | 1735-1809 | antiquary 1
Gray | A F | b 1925 | Meteorological Officer 1
Great Britain | Colonial Service | Kenya 1
Grigg | Edward William Macleay | 1879-1955 | 1st Baron Altrincham | politician 1
Hewitt | Luisa | fl. 1913-1952 | daughter of Heinrich Krebs, Librarian of the Taylor Institution 1
Hollingworth | Richard | fl 1700-1799 1
Hyde | Edward | 1609-1674 | 1st Earl of Clarendon | Lord Chancellor 1
Jewitt | Thomas Orlando Sheldon | 1799-1869 | engraver 1
Knox | Robert | 1641-1720 | merchant and writer on Ceylon 1
Lewis | John | 1675-1747 | Antiquary 1
Little | Francis Lawrence Gore | 1841-1914 | Chief Constable of Preston Lancashire 1
Lowther | Muriel Frances | fl 1893-1952 | daughter of Sir George Herbert Farrar 1
Ludlow | Edward | 1616/17-1692 | Army officer and regicide 1
Mare | Walter John de la | 1873-1956 | author and poet 1
Masterman | John Cecil | 1891-1977 | Sir | Knight and Provost of Worcester College Oxford 1
Meredith | George Dudley | fl 1921-1946 | Gold Coast Survey Department 1
Meteorological Office 1
Murray | Denis | b 1923 1
Neufville | Nicolas | de | 1543-1617 | seigneur de Villeroy, was secretary of state under four kings of France: Charles XI, Henry III, Henry IV and Louis XIII 1
Owen | Donald Adrian | fl 1880-1952 | Resident in Sarawak 1
Parker | Henry Perlee | 1795-1873 | Portrait and genre painter 1
Parry | Charles Henry | 1779-1860 | Physician 1
Potts | Brian Havelock | fl 1912-1931 | settler in Kenya 1
Powys Cobb | Dorothy | fl 1924-1961 | daughter of Edward Powys Cobb, farmer in Kenya 1
Powys Cobb | Edward | fl 1924-1961 | farmer in Kenya 1
Reade | Edward Anderdon | 1807-1886 | Bengal Civil Servant and Historian 1
Reade | William Winwood | 1838-1875 | Traveller and Novelist 1
Rey | Sir | Charles Fernand | 1877-1968 | Knight | Soldier and Civil Servant 1
Rey | family 1
Rossetti | Gabriele | 1783-1854 | Professor of Italian King's College London 1
Rossetti | William Michael | 1829-1919 | Man of Letters and Art Critic 1
Shields | Cuthbert James | 1840-1908 | historian | formerly Robert Laing 1
Simcox | Edith | 1844-1901 | Anthropologist and political activist 1
Smith | James Stewart | 1900-1987 | Colonial Administrator 1
Stevenson | Robert Louis | 1850-1894 | Writer 1
Stukeley | William | 1687-1765 | antiquary and natural philosopher 1
Thomas | Helen Berenice | 1877-1967 | nee Noble | autobiographer 1
Thomson | Humphrey | b. 1735 1
Whitfield | Mary L. | fl. 1962 1
Whythorne | Thomas | 1528-1595 | Composer 1
Williams | Frances M | 1904-1991 | Oxford University Press Employee 1
Wynne | Robert | d 1743 | Chancellor of St Asaph 1
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Language
English 55
French 1
Italian 1