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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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Archive of E.R. Eddison

Archive of E.R. Eddison
Extents: 1.13 Linear metres (13 boxes)
Dates: 1892-1958
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Archive of Hilary Bailey

Archive of Hilary Bailey, (1936-2017) writer and editor.
Extents: 11.85 Linear metres (79 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1963-2009, n.d.
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Archive of T.G. and R.G. Gayer-Anderson

Archive of T.G. and R.G. Gayer-Anderson
Extents: 1.92 Linear metres (24 boxes)
Dates: 19th-20th century
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Archive of the Oman family

Papers and photographs of Sir Charles Oman, British military historian, his wife Lady Oman and members of their respective families. The collection includes writings and personal papers of Sir Charles's parents, C. P. A. Oman, indigo planter in India, and Annie Chadwick, daughter of William Chadwick, a railway constructor. Lady Oman's family papers contain her father Gen. Maclagan's diaries and James Anderson Rose's collection of autographs and letters from Pre-Raphaelite artists. Their…
Extents: 26.6 Linear metres (269 physical shelfmarks, 1 digital shelfmark)
Dates: 1727-2003
Single Item

Autograph manuscript of 'Puck of Pook's Hill' by Rudyard Kipling (first published, London, 1906)

Autograph manuscript of 'Puck of Pook's Hill' by Rudyard Kipling (first published, London, 1906)
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. c. 127
Extents: 110 Leaves
Dates: c. 1906
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Books and papers of James Blish (1921-75)

Books and papers of James Blish (1921-75), science fiction writer.
Extents: 44.1 Linear metres (441 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: c. 1936-77
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'The century [of] books printed at Oxford'

'The century [of] books printed at Oxford'
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 57
Extents: 10 Leaves
Dates: Written in 1667
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A collection of anecdotes, chiefly facetious, extracted from printed books

A collection of anecdotes, chiefly facetious, extracted from printed books
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 18
Extents: 60 Leaves
Dates: Written in the second half of the 17th century
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Four albums compiled by Brian Aldiss

Four volumes of photograph album scrapbooks compiled by Brian Aldiss, containing original artwork for the covers of many of his books, with extensive authorial comments inserted throughout.
Extents: 0.44 Linear metres (4 shelfmarks)
Dates: n.d.
Single Item

Gladium Propheli. By the author of “Hope” &c&c &c' (i.e. Francis Edward Paget)

'Gladium Propheli. By the author of “Hope” &c&c &c' (i.e. Francis Edward Paget)
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3968
Extents: 42 Leaves
Dates: c. 1835
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Letters from Elizabeth Jenkins to A.L. Rowse

Letters from Elizabeth Jenkins to A.L. Rowse, 1960-1993.
Shelfmark: MS. 12052
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1960-1993
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Literary papers of Elizabeth Jenkins

Literary papers of Elizabeth Jenkins, 1962-1982.
Extents: 1.2 Linear metres (8 boxes)
Dates: 1962-1982
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Papers of Ursula Roberts (Susan Miles)

The collection consists mainly of typescripts of novels, articles and poems.
Extents: 12 shelfmarks
Dates: 1932-68
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Printed invitation to an exhibition of artwork by Brian Aldiss, The Other Hemisphere, at The Jam Factory Gallery, Oxford

Printed invitation to an exhibition of artwork by Brian Aldiss
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7556, fols. 21-4
Extents: 4 Leaves
Dates: 15 Aug 2010
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A translation into French of the rev. Joseph Robertson's Parian Chronicle (Lond., 1788)

A translation into French of the rev. Joseph Robertson's Parian Chronicle (Lond., 1788), written in about A.D. 1790 in France.
Shelfmark: MS. Add. D. 41
Extents: 79 Leaves
Dates: written in about A.D. 1790 in France
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Two Manuscripts by Edgar Wallace

Two manuscripts by Edgar Wallace comprising: a manuscript notebook containing twenty-two 'Tommy Poems', 1898-9, fourteen of which were published in Writ in Barracks (1900), with related material, 1900-1 an undated manuscript notebook containing chapter one and two of 'How Dyne Came', the first thriller story written by the author,
Extents: 2 shelfmarks
Dates: 1898-1901, n.d.
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Two Spanish Chronicles, half-legendary

Two Spanish Chronicles, half-legendary, written in the 17th century.
Shelfmark: MS. Add. A. 214
Extents: 164 Leaves
Dates: written in the 17th century
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Typescript of 'Bertie's Escapade' by Kenneth Grahame

Typescript of 'Bertie's Escapade' by Kenneth Grahame.
Shelfmark: MS. 15600
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1907-2008
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Typescript of The Gaudy (A Staircase in Surrey, 1) by J.I.M. Stewart

Typescript of The gaudy, first of the A staircase in Surrey quintet, by J.I.M. Stewart (London: 1974), with holograph corrections; and leaves from drafts of passages in The gaudy with holograph alterations, 1972.
Extents: 2 shelfmarks
Dates: 1972

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20th century 15
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Historical Fiction 3
Historical fiction, English 3
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Indexed names
Aldiss | Brian Wilson | 1925-2017 | writer 2
Jenkins | Margaret Elizabeth Heald | 1905-2010 | novelist and biographer 2
Bailey | Hilary | 1936-2017 | writer, critic and editor 1
Bishop | Elizabeth | b 1763 | nee Wollstonecraft 1
Blish | James Benjamin | 1921-1975 | writer 1
Cape | Herbert Jonathan | 1879-1960 | Publisher 1
EP Dutton & Co | New York | publishers 1
Eddison | Eric Rucker | 1882-1945 | Author 1
Gayer-Anderson | Robert Grenville | 1881-1945 | Major, Egyptian Administrator, and Author 1
Gayer-Anderson | Thomas Gayer | 1881-1960 | Illustrator 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
Grahame | Kenneth | 1859-1932 | writer and secretary of the Bank of England 1
Harwood | Alice | fl 1939-1985 | author 1
Johnson | Jane | 1798-1884 | nee Cleveland | x Williams | x Hogg 1
Kipling | Rudyard | 1865-1936 | writer 1
Maclagan | Robert | 1820-1894 | General 1
Maclagan | Sir | Edward Douglas | 1864-1952 | Knight | Indian administrator 1
Martinez | Santiago | fl. 1601-1700 1
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Language
Danish 1
Dutch; Flemish 1
English 19
French 2
German 1
Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 1
Croatian 1
Italian 1
Japanese 1
Latin 2
Portuguese 1
Spanish; Castilian 2
Swedish 1