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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: 1685-2019
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Brief accounts by Benjamin Pratt

Brief accounts by Benjamin Pratt, mid-19th century.
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Berks. d. 34
Extents: 173 Leaves
Dates: mid-19th century
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'Captain William Berkenhead. The Story of a Jacobite Secret Agent in the 1690s'. Unpublished typescript by Andrew Duncan

'Captain William Berkenhead. The Story of a Jacobite Secret Agent in the 1690s'. Unpublished typescript by Andrew Duncan.
Shelfmark: MS. 23769
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 2020
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Catalogue by John Brand, begun 30 May 1792, of engraved portraits, illustrating his copy of James Granger's Biographical History

Catalogue by John Brand, begun 30 May 1792, of engraved portraits, illustrating his copy of James Granger's Biographical History
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 485
Extents: 50 Leaves
Dates: 1790-1792
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Collections by John Bruce for his edition of The poetical works of William Cowper

Collections by John Bruce for his edition of The poetical works of William Cowper
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. d. 135
Extents: 255 Leaves
Dates: c. 1865
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'Collections for the biography of Old Actors, derived from old books & MSS., alphabetically arranged'

'Collections for the biography of Old Actors, derived from old books & MSS., alphabetically arranged,' written about 1840-1880 chiefly by J. Payne Collier.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 1
Extents: 843 Leaves
Dates: written about 1840-1880 chiefly by J. Payne Collier
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Collections of Sir Charles Rugge Price

Collections of Sir Charles Rugge Price
Extents: 0.25 Linear metres (5 boxes)
Dates: 1865
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Copies of 'Patents and constitutions', commissions, letters patent and appointments to offices, mainly relating to the Customs and Excise, 1665-1711

Copies of 'Patents and constitutions', commissions, letters patent and appointments to offices, mainly relating to the Customs and Excise, 1665-1711.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. b. 203
Extents: 464 pages
Dates: 1665-1711
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Copy of L.B. Phillips, The dictionary of biographical reference (London, 1871)

Copy of L.B. Phillips, The dictionary of biographical reference (London, 1871)
Extents: 0.15 Linear metres (3 boxes)
Dates: 1871
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Correspondence of Leonard Heaney

Typescript transcription of letters written by Heaney from Tanganyika to his parents in England, compiled under the title Letters and Notes from Tanganyika 1929-1943.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2271
Extents: 141 pages
Dates: 1929-1943
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Drawings of Norman O'Neill by Aubrey Beardsley

Drawings of Norman O'Neill by Aubrey Beardsley.
Shelfmark: MS. 16112
Extents: 3 Leaves
Dates: c.1893
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Extracts from medieval manuscripts relating to early English history, copied in the second half of the 17th cent., partly from earlier 17th-cent. collections

Extracts from medieval manuscripts relating to early English history, copied in the second half of the 17th century, partly from earlier 17th-cent. collections.
Shelfmark: MS. Lat. misc. c. 52
Extents: 325 Leaves
Dates: second half of the 17th century
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Fair copy of 'Memoir of Crispin. A fragment. By a late celebrated biographer', Edinburgh

Fair copy of 'Memoir of Crispin. A fragment. By a late celebrated biographer', Edinburgh
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 597
Extents: 45 Leaves
Dates: 1813
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Five foolscap notebooks containing Theresa Whistler's notes for her biography of Walter de la Mare, Imagination of the Heart (London, 1993)

Five foolscap notebooks of Theresa Whistler, children's author and biographer of Walter de la Mare. The notebooks contain notes for her biography of de la Mare, Imagination of the Heart (London, 1993).
Extents: 0.5 Linear metres (5 shelfmarks)
Dates: n.d. [c. 1993]
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Four fragments from a Greek menology

Four fragments from a Greek menology, 16th century.
Shelfmark: MS. Gr. liturg. c. 4
Extents: 52 Leaves
Dates: 16th century
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'The genealogie, life and death of ... Robert [Greville], Lord Brooke' by Thomas Spencer

'The genealogie, life and death of ... Robert [Greville], Lord Brooke' by Thomas Spencer, 1644
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 240
Extents: 100 pages
Dates: 1644
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The history of the life and death of John Witcliff, S.T.P . . ., with an account of his writings and opinions, collected from original MSS. and records

'The history of the life and death of John Witcliff, S.T.P . . ., with an account of his writings and opinions, collected from original MSS. and records,' written by J. Lewis in A.D. 1741.
Shelfmark: MS. Rawl. C. 979
Extents: 164 Leaves
Dates: written by J. Lewis in A.D. 1741
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The history of the life of the right reverend Reginald Pecock, S.T.P., Lord Bishop of St. Asaph and Chichester in the reign of K. Henry the VIth, being a sequel of the history of the life of Dr. John Wiclif etc.

The history of the life of the right reverend Reginald Pecock, S.T.P., Lord Bishop of St. Asaph and Chichester in the reign of K. Henry the VIth, being a sequel of the history of the life of Dr. John Wiclif [etc.]; written in the year 1725, and reviewed by John Lewis.
Shelfmark: MS. Rawl. C. 413
Extents: 205 Leaves
Dates: written in 1725 by J. Lewis
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History of the Rhodes Family by Hilda Thornhill

Manuscript entitled: "Concerning Cecil John Rhodes and his kinsfolk of olden time and some familiar places" by Hilda Thornhill, a history of the Rhodes family and of the life of Cecil John Rhodes. Included are photographs (some of which are reproductions) of Rhodes, Bishop's Stortford, the Groote Schuur estate and the Rhodes Memorial.
Extents: 2 boxes
Dates: [ca. 1936]
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Holograph copy of William Smyth Memoir of Mr. Sheridan (Leeds, 1840), dedicated to Miss Cotton of Madingley

Holograph copy of William Smyth Memoir of Mr. Sheridan (Leeds), dedicated to Miss Cotton of Madingley
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 798
Extents: 194.0 pages
Dates: 1840

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Biography 73
20th century 60
19th century 34
18th century 22
17th century 12
Literature 12
16th century 6
21st century 6
Antiquarians 5
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration 5
Letters 4
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Biography -- 17th century 2
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Composers -- England -- Biography 2
Dictionaries and encyclopaedias 2
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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
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Historical fiction, English 2
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Africa, East -- Biography -- 20th century 1
Africa, Southern -- Biography 1
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Colonial administrators' wives -- Solomon Islands -- Biography 1
Composers -- Biography 1
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Courts-martial and courts of inquiry -- South Africa -- Johannesburg 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
English 102
French 9
Latin 7
Italian 4
Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 3
Chinese 1
Czech 1
Danish 1
German 1
Greek, Modern (1453-) 1
Hebrew 1
Polish 1
Portuguese 1
Spanish; Castilian 1