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Papers of Patrick Brian Sweeney

Typescript autobiography and papers relating to service as a customs officer in India, Kenya, Tanganyika, Uganda, Zanzibar, Somaliland and Aden, 1933-1965.
Extents: 1 volume, 1 box
Dates: 1933-1965
Single Item

Papers of Ralph N. Mann

Letters home, 1954-1958, with correspondence relating to research into the lives of Button Gwinnett, President of Georgia and signatory of the Declaration of Independence, and of Elias Vanderhorst, British Consul in the USA (d. 1816).
Shelfmark: MSS. W. Ind. s. 50
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1954-1958
Single Item

Papers of R.E.N. Smith

Six chapters of Smith's memoirs, c1987, relating to his probationer cadetship at Oxford, 1948-1950 and service in Nyasaland, 1950-1961; with curriculum vitae.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2277
Extents: 58 ff.
Dates: c1987
Collection

Papers of Revd. Henry Clarke (1)

Five volumes of The Journal of Henry Clarke, comprising a typescript version of an autobiography written by the Revd. Clarke with reference to his diaries of 1847-1897; two volumes of typed transcripts of his letters, 1855-1876; three volumes containing photocopies of his letters, 1877-1888.
Extents: 10 Volumes
Dates: 1847-1897
Collection

Papers of Robert Hepburn Wright

Letters written to parents from northern Nigeria, 1938-1939 Letters and diary extracts on journey out via Egypt and then from Cyprus, as Administrative Officer and Private Secretary to the island's Governor, 1942-[1964]; letters written on service with the R.A.F., 1943-1946 Letters to father from northern Nigeria, 1946-1951 Bound volumes of transcripts of letters…
Extents: 5 boxes
Dates: [1936-1964]
Collection

Papers of Robert Noel Turner

From the depths of my memory, reminiscences of service in Malaya, Brunei, Singapore, Sarawak, Barbados and Malaysia, 1912-1976 (photocopied typescript), with texts of speeches made in Barbados.
Extents: 3 Files
Dates: [1912-1976]
Collection

Papers of the Codrington Family

Microfilm copies of papers relating to West Indian estates, Antigua and Barbuda, 1700-1869.
Extents: 15 items
Dates: 1700-1869
Collection

Papers of W.F.P. Kelly

Diary of travels in charge of a mobile cinema, Kenya, 1944; three volumes of memoirs of service, Kenya, 1936-1963; four volumes of travel diaries, Kenya, 1981-1982, 1989, 1992, 1996; one travel diary, South Africa, 1990; report by Miss S. Brodribb Pughe on the wells of the Northern District, Kenya, 1962.
Extents: 2 boxes
Dates: 1944-[1996]
Collection

Papers relating to Cecil John Rhodes (2)

Album of newspaper cuttings and printed material relating to the life and career of Rhodes in Southern Africa, including a biography (Miniature series) by Ada S. Frost entitled The right hon. Cecil J. Rhodes (London: 1902).
Extents: 38 ff.
Dates: 1896-1902
Single Item

A postcard of Elizabeth Jennings and an Oxford University Poetry Society performance ticket given by Ann Thwaite

A note by Ann Thwaite describing her gift of a 1958 postcard from Elizabeth Jennings a ticket for a 1953 Oxford University Poetry Society performance of T.S. Eliot’s Murder in the Cathedral.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 8238, fols. 104-6
Extents: 3 Leaves
Dates: 1953, 1958, 2016
Single Item

Proof sheets of sir Theodore Martin's Life of the Prince Consort

Proof sheets of sir Theodore Martin's Life of the Prince Consort
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 56
Extents: 388 Leaves
Dates: Printed in 1874-1878
Single Item

R. C. Nichols, Memoir of the late John Gough Nichols, F.S.A.

R. C. Nichols, Memoir of the late John Gough Nichols, F.S.A.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 145
Extents: 79 Leaves
Dates: c. 1874
Single Item

Rambling notes, chiefly legal and biographical

Rambling notes, chiefly legal and biographical
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. g. 3
Extents: 31 Leaves
Dates: Written about A.D. 1821
Single Item

'Recueil des Chansons critiques, satyriques, libres, joyeuses et grivoises', by Roger Rabutin

'Recueil des Chansons critiques, satyriques, libres, joyeuses et grivoises', by Roger Rabutin
Shelfmark: MS. Don. c. 4
Extents: 181 Leaves
Dates: 17th century
Single Item

Reminiscences of Theodore Hook (1788-1841), by R. H. Barham

Reminiscences of Theodore Hook (1788-1841), by R. H. Barham
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. d. 291
Extents: 44 pages
Dates: 1843
Collection

Roy Jenkins papers

Correspondence and papers of Roy Jenkins, Baron Jenkins of Hillhead (1920-2003), politician and author, with additional papers of his father Arthur Jenkins, MP for Pontypool (1882-1946).
Extents: 100 Linear metres (607 shelfmarks)
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1940-2003; 1882-2006
Collection

Savile Collection

Manuscript collections from the Savilian Library, 12th-19th century
Extents: 11.08 Linear metres (108 boxes)
Dates: 12th-19th century
Single Item

'Seldeniana', collected by dr. David Wilkins

'Seldeniana', collected by dr. David Wilkins, written in about 1720-1724 by D. Wilkins.
Shelfmark: MS. Bodl. 1022
Extents: 102 Leaves
Dates: written in about 1720-1724 by D. Wilkins
Single Item

Spanish pieces, chiefly biographical

Spanish pieces, chiefly biographical, written in the 17th century
Shelfmark: MS. Add. A. 158
Extents: 442 pages
Dates: written in the 17th century
Single Item

Talk by Colin Franklin about his sister Rosalind Franklin

A talk by Colin Franklin about his sister Rosalind Franklin.
Shelfmark: MS. 23762
Extents: 1 box
Dates: c.2010-2015

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Biography 73
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16th century 6
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Antiquarians 5
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration 5
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Composers -- England -- Biography 2
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Great Britain -- Colonies -- Officials and employees -- Biography 2
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century 2
Great Britain. Colonial Office -- Biography 2
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Historical fiction, English 2
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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