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Notes made by Ann Thwaite while compiling My Oxford

Notes made by Ann Thwaite while compiling My Oxford
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7556, fols. 116-124
Extents: 9 Leaves
Dates: 1976-1977
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Notes of a perambulation of Oxford by an artist

Notes of a perambulation of Oxford by an artist, written in A.D. 1785.
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Oxon c. 33
Extents: 55 Leaves
Dates: written in A.D. 1785
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'Nouvelle Mnémonique appliquée à l'Histoire d'Angleterre. Pour faire suite à l'histoire de France d'après la même méthode par Mme *** [Laure de Saint-Ouen]

A manuscript fair copy of an educational tool which seems to have been eventually published as Tome I of Saint-Ouen's Tableaux historiques des peuples modernes européans, composés de médaillons, etc, accompagné d'un text explicatif (Paris: J. Carez, 1825). Here it accompanies a set of plates used for the publication.
Shelfmark: Vet. E6 c.26/1
Extents: 1.0 volume
Dates: [c.1823-1824]
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'Of Robert Devereux Earle of Essex & George Villiers Duke of Buckingham. Some Observations by way of paralell ...'

'Of Robert Devereux Earle of Essex & George Villiers Duke of Buckingham. Some Observations by way of paralell ...', written in about the middle of the 17th century.
Shelfmark: MS. Add. A. 104
Extents: 45 Leaves
Dates: written in about the middle of the 17th century
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Paper on Gladstone at the Colonial Office, 1846

Paper entitled Gladstone at the Colonial Office, 1846, by Professor Alan Shaw of Monash University, presented at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies Australian Studies Centre, 1986.
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 543
Extents: 16 ff.
Dates: 1986
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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 Basil Henry F. and H. John Barnard

Albums of captioned photographs, with local newspapers, depicting the work of Basil Henry F. Barnard in the Malayan Forestry Service, and of H. John Barnard in the Malayan Police, 1901-1948.
Shelfmark: MSS. Ind. Ocn. s. 268
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1901-1948
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Papers of Boyd Alexander relating to William Beckford

Papers of Boyd Alexander (1913-1980), publisher of works on William Beckford (1760-1844), author, MP and art collector.
Extents: 4.6 Linear metres (46 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 19th-20th century
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Papers of Charles Richard M. O'Brien

Copies of letters, in diary form, 1900-1902, including regimental experiences, South African War, January-June 1900, as President of the Military Tribunal in Johannesburg, June 1900-April 1901, the Johannesburg Civil Police, May 1901- May 1902; with illustrations, photographs and press cuttings.
Shelfmark: Micr. Afr. 431
Extents: 1 item
Dates: 1900-1902
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Papers of Frank Thomas Russell

Detailed memoirs of service, 1930-1973.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 1939
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1930-1973
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Papers of Geoffrey H.S. Wood

Letters and press cuttings from and about Wood, 1952-1957.
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 556
Extents: 1 folder
Dates: 1952-1957
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Papers of Henry William Carless Davis, mainly relating to his work as editor of the Dictionary of National Biography

Papers of Henry William Carless Davis, mainly relating to his work as editor of the Dictionary of National Biography
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7042
Extents: 177 Leaves
Dates: 1904-1960
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Papers of J. R. Granville Bantock

Letters home, diaries, reports, photographs and press cuttings relating to service in the Ceylon Police Force, 1920-1939.
Extents: 3 boxes, 1 volume
Dates: 1920-1939
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Papers of Jack Forrest

Account of experiences as an education officer in St. Vincent, British Honduras and The Gambia in the 1940s and 1950s, compiled in 1999.
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 561
Extents: 1 folder
Dates: 1999
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Papers of John William Ferris

Nothing to Declare, the story of his service in the Royal Air Force and as Executive Officer in Hong Kong, 1947-1967; Semper Paratus, the story of his service in the Hong Kong Auxiliary Air Force; On the Record, a volume of Hong Kong press cuttings, etc.
Extents: 1 volume, 1 box
Dates: [1947-1967]
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Papers of Lieut.-Colonel Basil Maurice de Quehen

Notes by de Quehen on his early life in the Channel Islands, South Africa and Rhodesia; article by de Quehen about his experiences in the Middle East; photocopy of a letter to Mary Rixon (later Mrs. de Quehen) about Muyenyezi and the part he played in leading the British columns in the Ndebele campaign.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2219
Extents: 1 folder
Dates: 1997, 20th century
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Papers of Major-General Stephen Seymour Butler

Typescript memoirs of service in the South African War, East Africa, Arabia, Egypt, North India, Sudan, etc., with photographs, sketches, postcards, letters, etc., 1899-1943.
Extents: 3 Volumes
Dates: 1899-1943
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Papers of Mary Marquand

Photocopied typescript and manuscript of Him now; a Solomon Islands honeymoon, reminiscences of life as the wife of a colonial officer, 1946, with part of a re-write, 1949-1950.
Shelfmark: MSS. Pac. s. 99
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1946-1950
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Papers of Michael Francis Strachan, relating to his work, Esmond de Beer: scholar and benefactor: a personal memoir (Norwich, 1995)

Papers of Michael Francis Strachan, relating to his work, Esmond de Beer: scholar and benefactor: a personal memoir (Norwich, 1995)
Extents: 157.0 Leaves
Dates: 1960-1996
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Papers of Mike Bevan

Diary, 1941-1945, written by Bevan while interned in Stanley Camp, Hong Kong, 1940-1945 and typed up in 1965 from his notes; with copy of Sweet Waters by Lieut. John Gibson on the surrender of Hong Kong by the Japanese, [fron] Blackwood Magazine, January 1946, and press cutting on the surrender.
Shelfmark: MSS. Ind. Ocn. s. 359
Extents: 22 ff.
Dates: 20th century

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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