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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 of the life of Sir Samuel Luke by Mark Noble

Account of the life of Sir Samuel Luke by Mark Noble
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 474
Extents: 29 Leaves
Dates: 1826
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Alexandri Magni vita et res gestae

Alexandri Magni vita et res gestae, written in the 16th century.
Shelfmark: MS. Auct. T. 5. 21
Extents: 121 Leaves
Dates: written in the 16th century
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Anonymous life of Dom Louis de Lauzeray (d. 1658)

Anonymous life of Dom Louis de Lauzeray (d. 1658), early 18th century.
Shelfmark: MS. French e. 35
Extents: 113 Leaves
Dates: early 18th cent.
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Archive of Frederic Eckhard

Interview recordings and transcripts of Frederic Eckhard (fl. 1970s to present), former spokesperson for Kofi Annan.
Extents: 1.31 Linear metres (9 boxes)
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 2006-2007; 2000-2013
Collection

Archive of Hermione Lee

Working correspondence and papers of British academic and biographer Hermione Lee.
Extents: 41.0 linear metres (271 boxes)
Dates: 1889-2017, n.d.
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Archive of Hugh Ottaway

A collection of Hugh Ottaway's writings on music, including biographies of composers, 1933-1979, n.d.
Extents: 5.5 linear metres (39 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1933-1979, n.d.
Collection

Archive of J. F. W. Bullock

Archive of J. F. W. Bullock
Extents: 0.15 linear metres (3 boxes)
Dates: [c. 1890]-1907
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Archive of John Morley, 1st Viscount Morley of Blackburn

Papers of John Morley, 1st Viscount Morley of Blackburn (1838-1923), statesman and man of letters.
Extents: 12.0 linear metres (110 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1829-1923
Collection

Archive of Mark Pattison

Archive of Mark Pattison (1813-1884).
Extents: 6.93 linear metres (63 boxes)
Dates: 1763-1892
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Archive of Percy Noble

Five volumes of letters and autographs, with biographical notes and portraits, collected by Percy Noble, mainly 19th and 20th century, with an index.
Extents: 0.54 linear metres (6 boxes)
Dates: 19th-20th century
Collection

Archive of Robert P. Eckert

Archive of Robert P. Eckert
Extents: 1.00 linear metres (14 boxes)
Dates: 1897-1965
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Archive of the Smyly family

Papers of the Smyly family, particularly H. Jocelyn Smyly (1882-1970), doctor and missionary, his wife Eileen Smyly, née Bell (1894-1987), doctor and missionary, and their sons William Smyly (1922-2018), journalist and teacher, and David Smyly (1923-1990), doctor and missionary.
Extents: 8.68 linear metres (59 shelfmarks)
Dates: c. 1856-2015
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Aubrey Manuscripts

Aubrey Manuscripts
Extents: 2.64 linear metres (24 boxes)
Dates: 15th-18th century
Single Item

Biographical notes on Harriet Garland Acworth, née Müller, and her husband, William Acworth, 1988

Biographical notes on Harriet Garland Acworth, née Müller, and her husband, William Acworth, 1988.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. c. 943, fols. 24-29
Extents: 6.0 Leaves
Dates: 1988
Single Item

'Biographical sketches of the four divines who are mentioned in the Parish Priest, with a short account of its author Dr. Burton' by Dawson Warren, late 18th century

'Biographical sketches of the four divines who are mentioned in the Parish Priest, with a short account of its author Dr. Burton' by Dawson Warren, late 18th century.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 318
Extents: 52 Leaves
Dates: Late 18th century
Collection

Biographies and Family Trees by W. H. Lewis

Biographies and Family Trees by W. H. Lewis
Extents: 0.60 linear metres (12 boxes)
Dates: 1947-1949
Single Item

Biography of Charles Townsend, poet (1789-1870), by William Twopeny

Biography of Charles Townsend, poet (1789-1870), by William Twopeny
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. d. 916
Extents: 128 pages
Dates: c. 1789-1870
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Biography of James Bevan

Typewritten biography of Bevan, written by his grandson, Gerald Halden, c1995.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2270
Extents: 1 folder
Dates: c1995
Collection

Braun Family Archive

Correspondence and papers of the Braun Family, including papers of Thomas Braun (1935-2008), classicist and Fellow and Dean of Merton College, and family history research material.
Extents: 37.0 linear metres (221 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1685-2016

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Biography 69
20th century 59
19th century 33
18th century 22
17th century 12
Literature 12
16th century 6
Antiquarians 5
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration 5
Letters 4
21st century 3
Correspondence 3
Diaries 3
Genealogy 3
Poetry 3
Religion 3
Religious biography 3
Biography -- 17th century 2
Biography -- 19th century 2
Catholic Church 2
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Composers -- England -- Biography 2
Dictionaries and encyclopaedias 2
English literature 2
Great Britain 2
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration -- Biography 2
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Nigeria -- Administration 2
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Officials and employees -- Biography 2
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century 2
Great Britain. Colonial Office -- Biography 2
Great Britain.Customs and Excise -- Officials and employees -- Biography 2
Historians -- 20th century 2
Historical fiction, English 2
Malaysia -- History -- 20th century 2
Music 2
Novelists -- 20th century 2
Photographs 2
Playwriting -- Drama 2
Saints 2
Tanzania -- Description and travel 2
Women authors, English -- 20th century 2
Zimbabwe -- History -- 1890-1965 2
Academic writing 1
Actors 1
Aden -- History -- 20th century 1
Advocacy -- Human rights 1
Afghanistan 1
Africa 1
Africa, East -- Biography -- 20th century 1
Africa, Southern -- Biography 1
Agriculturalists -- Tanganyika -- Biography 1
Agriculture -- Kenya 1
Antigua and Barbuda -- History -- 18th century 1
Antigua and Barbuda -- History -- 19th century 1
Antiquities 1
Arabian Peninsular -- Biography -- 20th century 1
Artists 1
Astrology 1
Astronomy 1
Austen -- Jane -- 1775-1817 1
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Autobiographies -- Zambia 1
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Berlin (Germany) -- Intellectual life 1
Biography -- 18th century 1
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Brunei -- History -- 20th century 1
Canada -- History -- 1763-1867 1
China 1
Cholera -- Jamaica 1
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Civil service 1
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Civil service -- Tanganyika -- Colonies 1
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Colonial administrators' wives -- Great Britain -- Biography 1
Colonial administrators' wives -- Solomon Islands -- Biography 1
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Composers -- Correspondence 1
Composers -- Germany -- Biography 1
Composers -- Portraits 1
Courts-martial and courts of inquiry -- South Africa -- Johannesburg 1
Developing Countries 1
Diaries -- 19th century 1
Diplomacy 1
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Edinburgh (Scotland) 1
Editors -- 20th century 1
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Education -- Jamaica -- History -- 19th century 1
Education -- Nigeria -- History 1
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Indexed names
Jenkins | Margaret Elizabeth Heald | 1905-2010 | novelist and biographer 2
Lewis | John | 1675-1747 | Antiquary 2
Rhodes | Cecil John | 1853-1902 | imperialist, colonial politician and mining entrepreneur 2
Thwaite | Ann Barbara | 1932 | née Harrop | biographer 2
Acworth | Harriet Garland | d 1846 | Wife of William Acworth 1
Acworth | William | 1803-1899 | Evangelical clergyman 1
Ainley | J M | b 1925 | Agricultural Officer 1
Aldhelm | c. 639-709 | Saint | Bishop of Sherborne 1
Alexander III | 356-323 BC | known as Alexander the Great | King of Macedon 1
Alexander VI | d 1503 | Pope 1
Alexander | Boyd | 1913-1980 | writer 1
Andrew | b. c.650 | Saint | of Jerusalem 1
Annan | Kofi Atta | 1938-2018 | diplomat 1
Aubrey | John | 1626-1697 | antiquary and biographer 1
Aubrey | John | 1626-1697 | antiquary, topographer 1
Bantock | J.R. Granville | fl 1920-1939 | colonial police officer 1
Barham | Richard Harris | 1788-1845 | Author 1
Barnard | Basil Henry F. | fl 1901-1948 | forester 1
Barnard | H. John | fl 1901-1948 | colonial police officer 1
Barnes | N. F. | fl. 1973 1
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Bartholomew | fl. 1st century | Saint 1
Beardsley | Aubrey Vincent | 1872-1898 | illustrator 1
Beckford | William Thomas | 1760-1844 | writer and art collector 1
Bede | 672/3-735 | Saint 1
Beer | Esmond Samuel | de | 1895-1990 | historical scholar and editor 1
Bevan | James | 1828-1917 | entrepreneur explorer 1
Bevan | Mike | fl 1940-1945 1
Bishop | Elizabeth | b 1763 | nee Wollstonecraft 1
Blakiston | J. M. G | fl. 1975 1
Bowen | Elizabeth Dorothea Cole | 1899-1973 | afterwards Cameron | novelist 1
Bradley | James | 1693-1762 | Chaplain to Bishop of Hereford, astronomer 1
Bradley | Meta | fl 1879-1884 1
Brand | John | 1744-1806 | Antiquary and Historian 1
Braun | Helene Margarete Hedwig Hildburg | 1910-2004 | née Weber 1
Braun | Konrad Ernst Leonard | 1896-1969 | lawyer and judge, Quaker scholar 1
Braun | Thomas Felix Rudolf Gerhard | 1935-2008 | classicist and Dean of Merton College, Oxford 1
Brooke | F. C. | fl. 1801-1900 1
Bruce | John | 1802-1869 | Antiquary 1
Bullock | John Frederick Watkinson | 1840-1918 | Author 1
Butler | Stephen Seymour | 1880-1964 | Major-General 1
Cather | Willa | 1873-1947 | novelist and short-story writer 1
Cenci | Beatrice | 1577-1599 | noblewoman 1
Chalmers | Alexander | 1759-1834 | Writer 1
Church of England | Jamaica | Clergy | Biography 1
Clark Kerr | Archibald John Kerr | 1882-1951 | Baron Inverchapel | British diplomat 1
Clarke | Henry | 1828-1907 | Church of England clergyman and politician 1
Codrington | family | 1700-1869 | baronets | Antigua and Barbuda 1
Collier | John Payne | 1789-1883 | Shakespearean scholar and forger, antiquary, and journalist 1
Collingwood | Robin George | 1889-1943 | philosopher and historian 1
Davis | Henry William Carless | 1874-1928 | historian 1
Deneke | Margaret Clara Adèle | 1882-1969 | author and musicologist 1
Devereux | Robert | 1591-1646 | third earl of Essex | parliamentarian army officer 1
Dickens | Charles John Huffam | 1812-1870 | Novelist and Journalist 1
Dictionary of National Biography | Oxford 1
Douie | James Mccrone | 1854-1933 | Sir | Knight and Colonial Administrator 1
Eckert | Robert Paul | d. 1966 | biographer 1
Eckhard | Frederic | fl. 1970s-present | spokesperson and civil servant 1
Elias | fl. 9th century | prophet 1
European Commission x Commission Européenne 1
Fell | John | 1625-1686 | Bishop of Oxford 1
Ferris | John William | 1920-1992 | airman and colonial administrator 1
Fitzgerald | Penelope Knox | 1916-2000 | Novelist 1
Forrest | Jack W. | b 1908 | colonial education officer 1
Fox | Yvonne | fl 1939-1960 | wife of S.A. Fox, colonial administrator 1
Freind | John | d 1673 | student of St Edmund Hall, Oxford University 1
Frost | Ada S | fl 1902 1
Germanus | Saint 1
Gilpin | Bernard | 1517-1583 | Archdeacon of Durham 1
Gladstone | William Ewart | 1809-1898 | statesman 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
Gough | Richard | 1735-1809 | antiquary 1
Gray | A F | b 1925 | Meteorological Officer 1
Great Britain and Northern Ireland | HM Treasury 1
Great Britain and Northern Ireland | Home Office 1
Great Britain and Northern Ireland | Liberal Democrats 1
Great Britain and Northern Ireland | Ministry of Aviation | 1964-1965 1
Great Britain and Northern Ireland | Social Democratic Party | 1981-1988 1
Great Britain and Northern Ireland | Social and Liberal Democrats | 1988-1989 1
Gwinnett | Button | [1735]-1777 | President of Georgia signatory of the American Declaration of Independence 1
Halden | Gerald | fl c1995 | biographer? 1
Halley | Edmond | 1656-1742 | Astronomer 1
Hamilton | Ian | 1938-2001 | critic, biographer and poet 1
Heaney | Leonard M. | b 1906 | colonial officer 1
Henri IV | 1553-1610 | King of France and Navarre 1
Herbert | George | 1593-1633 | Anglican clergyman and public orator 1
Herbert | Sir | Thomas | 1606-1682 | first baronet | traveller and government official 1
Hook | Theodore | 1788-1841 | Novelist 1
Hooker | Richard | 1554-1600 | theologian and philosopher 1
Huet | Pierre Daniel | 1630-1721 | French Bishop of Avranches, scholar 1
Jenkins | Arthur | 1882-1946 | politician 1
Jenkins | Dame | Mary Jennifer | née Morris | 1921-2017 | public servant 1
Jenkins | Roy Harris | Baron Jenkins of Hillhead | 1920-2003 | politician 1
Jennings | Elizabeth Joan | 1926-2001 | poet 1
John | d. A.D. 28 | Saint | the Baptist 1
Johnson | Jane | 1798-1884 | nee Cleveland | x Williams | x Hogg 1
Jónsson | Eyjólfur | 1670-1745 | priest and chronicler 1
Kelly | W.F.P. | b 1912 | colonial administrator 1
Kingdon | Dorothy | fl 1930-1956 1
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Language
Chinese 1
Czech 1
Danish 1
English 98
French 8
German 1
Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 3
Greek, Modern (1453-) 1
Hebrew 1
Italian 4
Latin 7
Polish 1
Portuguese 1
Spanish; Castilian 1